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Tribune News Network
Burkina Faso’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Olivia Rouamba has praised Qatar Charity (QC) for its efforts in helping those in need in the country and affirmed her readiness to provide all necessary facilities to the Charity to implement projects in the country.
The minister made the remarks during a visit by Nawaf Abdullah Al Hammadi, CEO’s assistant for the International Operations and Programmes sector at QC, to Burkina Faso where he visited several QC projects, learnt about the volume of work and assessed the developmental and humanitarian needs that should be met.
During his visit, Hammadi met with many ministers, local officials and the representatives of civil society associations and humanitarian organisations.
During his meeting with Burkina Faso’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Olivia Rouamba, Hammadi discussed the humanitarian situation in the country and cooperation in issues of mutual interest, affirming Qatar Charity’s readiness to enhance cooperation, implement charitable projects and support humanitarian efforts and activities in Burkina Faso.
Burkina Faso’s foreign minister praised Qatar Charity’s efforts and vital projects in support of the needy, underscoring her country’s willingness to provide all necessary facilities to Qatar Charity for its humanitarian mission of helping the poor and contributing to community development in Burkina Faso.
Hammadi also met with the interim president of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) and discussed how to consolidate partnership and cooperation between Qatar Charity and UEMOA. At the end of the meeting, the two parties agreed to expand their cooperation to include various humanitarian sectors to serve mutual goals and coordinate humanitarian efforts for the benefit of the needy and marginalised.
Besides, Al Hammadi met with Minister of National Education and Literacy Lionel Bilgo and discussed the ways to renew the memorandum of understanding previously signed with the ministry with the aim of implementing projects in the field of education. Hammadi concluded his tour by visiting many families of orphans sponsored by Qatar Charity in the capital, Ouagadougou.
He also visited some completed construction projects. The number of those sponsored by Qatar Charity in Burkina Faso has exceeded over 5,900. The sponsored are families, orphans, students and people with special needs. During the visit, 53 social housing units with the necessary facilities were approved for the poorest families.
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