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Qatar: A delegation from Qatar Charity lays the foundation stone for two development projects in Jordan

A delegation from Qatar Charity, headed by Mr. Youssef bin Ahmed Al Kuwari, CEO of Qatar Charity, laid the foundation stone for the two projects for the reconstruction of Al-Hamra Comprehensive Health Center – Mafraq Governorate, and the reconstruction of the Khaled bin Al-Walid Mosque in Al-Karak Governorate in Jordan, in the presence of His Excellency Dr. Firas Al-Hawari, the Jordanian Minister of Health. HE Sheikh Saud bin Nasser bin Jassim Al Thani, Ambassador of the State of Qatar to Jordan, along with Dr. Abdullah Al-Aqeel, Secretary General of the Ministry of Awqaf, Islamic Affairs and Holy Sites. At the ceremony of laying the foundation stone for Al Hamra Comprehensive Health Center, HE Sheikh Saud bin Nasser bin Jassim Al Thani, Ambassador of the State of Qatar, expressed his happiness with this project as one of Qatar Charity’s developmental activities in Jordan, believing in its importance in serving members of local communities and providing basic services. Especially when it comes to health care. He added that Qatar Charity plays a pivotal role in facing humanitarian challenges and helping to achieve sustainable development goals in light of the challenges the world is witnessing, most notably the influx of refugees into Jordan and other countries due to the Syrian crisis, explaining that Qatar Charity, from this standpoint, hastened to stand by Jordan. Including camp residents. He pointed out that the volume of projects implemented amounted to about 25 million dinars, distributed in the form of aid, shelter projects, food, health, educational and social projects, in addition to sponsoring 6,500 people. For his part, HE Dr. Firas al-Hawari, the Jordanian Minister of Health, said: This project confirms the depth of the relations between the two brotherly countries, Jordan and Qatar, and the keenness of sister Qatar to contribute to supporting the efforts of the Jordanian Ministry of Health in developing the infrastructure of its health centers, in a way that contributes to improving the quality of health services. Primary health care provided in the various governorates of the Kingdom. He pointed out that this project constitutes a glimmer of hope for cooperation between the Jordanian Ministry of Health and Qatar Charity, and stressed the importance of the project as it is one of the important health centers in the Mafraq governorate that provides health services, motherhood and childhood services to more than fifteen thousand citizens, and more than five thousand Syrian refugees. . On the occasion of laying the foundation stone for the reconstruction of the Khaled bin Al-Walid Mosque – Al-Karak Governorate, Mr. Yousef bin Ahmed Al-Kuwari, CEO of Qatar Charity, said in his speech: This project comes within its vision of a decent life in facing humanitarian challenges, and helping to achieve the goals of sustainable development through Spreading awareness, building people and enhancing their abilities. He considered that the mosque has a fundamental and pivotal role in spreading values ​​and principles that are based on the humanization of civilization, calling for the advancement of societies, and their solidarity and cooperation for humanitarian considerations in dealing with emergency crises and disasters. He pointed out that Qatar Charity is looking forward in its annual plan for this year to reach the volume of its interventions to 13 million Jordanian dinars. For his part, Dr. Abdullah Abu Nawas, head of the mosque committee, praised Qatar Charity’s initiative and response to the reconstruction of this mosque, which serves a large area in the middle of the southern shrine district, and is one of the old mosques in the region, which was removed based on the recommendations of specialists as a result of the age and wear of the building, stressing The importance of its reconstruction due to the need of the population and their lack of a mosque in the region, pointing to the tangible fingerprints of the State of Qatar in various humanitarian and development fields. It is noteworthy that the Khaled bin Al-Walid Mosque will include a main chapel that can accommodate about 500 worshipers, and a chapel for women that can accommodate about 150, with an area of ​​​​1870 square meters.

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