Thousands to benefit from Awqaf food distribution scheme Apr 18, 2021 0 1407 12345 QNADohaAbout 1,500 families and 2,500 workers will benefit from the second edition of the food kit distribution project of the General Department of Endowments of the Ministry of Endowments and Islamic Affairs (Awqaf). The project will be implemented in cooperation with Hifz Al Naema Centre, a Qatari food-saving social organisation.The launch of the initiative was announced at a press conference by Director-General of the General Department of Endowments Dr Sheikh Khalid bin Mohammed bin Ghanem Al Thani.Dr Sheikh Khalid said the scheme is one of the “pioneering initiatives” launched by the General Department of Endowments last year with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. He said the project aims to deliver food baskets to needy families and workers, adding that the initiative has been launched with the support of the “endowment bank for righteousness and piety”.For his part, Hifz Al Naema Centre Public Relations Officer Yousef bin Abdullah Al Khulaifi thanked the General Department of Endowments for implementing the project, noting that this cooperation comes for the second year under exceptional circumstances.The project and its accompanying campaign stem from the belief of the General Department of Endowments in promoting the culture of giving and spreading the spirit of humanity among different segments of society and the participation of needy families and workers group during Ramadan. The number of kits will vary depending upon the number of family members and provides all the requirements during the holy month. RELATED ARTICLES 35 years & above now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine: MoPH Apr 18, 2021 0 2143 Qatar sees drop in daily COVID cases Apr 18, 2021 0 1364 Qatar committed to fair production and supply of vaccines: Sheikha Alya Apr 18, 2021 0 1157 British royal family bids farewell to Prince Philip The coffin of Britain’s Prince Philip was interred in the royal vault of St George’s Chapel in Windsor at the end of a funeral service that featured just 30 mourners on Saturday. Queen Elizabeth II, his wife of 73 years, was .. QFC, Labuan IBFC sign deal to boost cooperation QNA Doha Qatar Financial Centre Authority (QFC Authority) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Labuan IBFC Inc to develop long term cooperation and boost economic and financial sector ties between the .. Action against 362 for flouting COVID norms Tribune News Network Doha As many as 362 people were on Saturday referred to Public Prosecution for violating various COVID-19 safety norms. While 282 people were booked for not wearing masks, three faced action for ..