11 Jun 2018 - 9:57
QC holds Iftar programmes at Asian, African universities
DOHA: Qatar Charity (QC) organised an Iftar programme for students in many Asian and African universities including Mogadishu University in Somalia, International University of Africa in Sudan, University of Moratuwa and University of Colombo in Sri Lanka.
QC office in Somalia organised a collective Iftar programme at the Mogadishu University for 200 students sponsored by Qatar Charity in the country. The programme was attended by Mohammed Adam Khairou, Under-Secretary of the Ministry of Endowments and Religious Affairs of Somalia, who expressed his pleasure in participating with students in the programme. He also lauded the significant role of Qatar Charity in student’s care.
QC’s Iftar was also attended by the Under-Secretary of the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, Abdul Shakur Hassan Al Faqih, who underlined the importance of the collective Iftar and the merit of holy Ramadan.
Also, the President of the Mogadishu University, Dr Ibrahim Mohammed Mursal and many scholars have participated in the collective Iftar programme.
QC office in Sudan has also organised collective Iftars for 7,800 students at the African International University, one of the largest universities in Sudan, with about 15,000 students from more than 80 countries of Africa, Asia and Europe.
The students expressed their pleasure in attending QC Iftars and thanked the people of Qatar. Also Mohamed Abdel Mawarouf Mohamed, Assistant Director of Resource Management at the International University of Africa, expressed his gratitude to Qatar Charity and Qatari People for organising Iftars at the university. It is worth mentioning here that Qatar Charity provides food support to the university students.
Qatar Charity organised two Iftars at two universities of Sri Lanka. The first Iftar was organised for 250 students at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Moratuwa, whereas the second Iftar was held at the Faculty of Law at the University of Colombo and attended by 550 students in addition to lecturers and non-Muslim students.