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Press Dossier    By Date   23/03/2024 Kuwait and Egypt charity sign $10 million deal

Kuwait Times, Sat, Mar 23, 2024 | Ramadan 13, 1445

Kuwait and Egypt charity sign $10 million deal

Kuwait: The Kuwaiti Office for Charitable Projects signed an agreement with the Misr Al-Kheir Foundation on Thursday to finance charitable projects in Egypt with a financial donation of $10 million provided by Kuwait Finance House. The Director of Zakat House, Dr. Majid Al-Azmi, representing the Kuwait Office for Charitable Projects, and the CEO of Misr Al-Kheir Foundation, Dr. Muhammad Al-Rifai, signed the agreement. Al-Azmi said in a statement to KUNA that the signing included a number of contracts for several development projects in various Egyptian governorates in partnership with the Misr Al-Kheir Foundation.

He added that these projects come with a generous donation from Kuwait Finance House to cover a wide range of socio-economic development issues (hunger, poverty, health, education, water, and economic empowerment) in Egypt. Adnan Sabti, Director of the Kuwait Office for Charitable Projects in Cairo, confirmed in a similar statement to KUNA that the donation provided by Kuwait Finance House amounts to $10 million.

On his part, Al-Rifai said in a similar statement to KUNA that the agreement between the Kuwaiti Zakat House and the Misr Al-Kheir Foundation is a promising beginning of cooperation between the two sides and comes as a continuation of a previous cooperation that included integrated development in society.

Al-Rifai stressed that this cooperation confirms the close ties between the Kuwaiti and Egyptian peoples, explaining that the protocol includes 33 development projects in various fields such as health, education, and relief. He added that the protocol includes multiple projects like Ramadan baskets and tents distributed to various Egyptian governorates, supporting hospitals, improving the housing environment, and other charitable projects.

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