The Cultural Village Foundation-Katarat, in collaboration with the Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS), has continued its relief campaign in support of the Syrian refugees.
At a press conference held yesterday, General Manager of the Cultural Village Foundation-Katara, Dr Khalid bin Ibrahim al-Sulaiti said: “Katara has always been keen to extend bridges while connecting diverse cultures through art, culture and social activities, in a bid to fulfil its humanitarian message, which places human being’s welfare as a priority”.
“Based on this vision, we at Katara, made sure to be present as an active player, in several charitable and humanitarian initiatives. Katara was ready to address the gravity of the Syrian refugees’ crisis through launching campaigns and staging activities and events to promote public awareness about the humanitarian face of that war-hit country”, al-Sulaiti added.
For his part, the Secretary General of QRCS Ali bin Hassan al-Hammadi, outlined the importance of the co-operation with Katara in assembling contributions in support of the Syrian refugees.
The secretary general of QRCS, said: “The value of the total quantity of the goodwill donation items is estimated to be equal to QR1.2mn. Furthermore, we at QRCS are eager to take up humanitarian issues, as we work under the slogan ‘Human dignity is inviolable’’. QRCS is working in countless fields of crises in various parts of the world.”
‘‘It is noteworthy that an overwhelming response from donors from different parts of the country provided in-kind assistance.’’
Moreover, donation items comprised of: large quantities of dates, winter and children’s clothing, blankets, school bags and other useful items.
The Cultural Village Foundation- Katara jointly with Qatar Red Crescent Society will deliver the items to Jordan by the December 31; and from there arrangements will be made for distribution to Syrian refugees.
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