Agricultural Charity Market opens at Aspire

February 18, 2014 - 1:44:26 am

The Under-Secretary for Agricultural Affairs at the Ministry of Environment, H E Sheikh Faleh bin Nasser Al Thani, with other officials at the inauguration of a three-day charity bazaar for the cause of Syrian refugees. The event was organised jointly by the Qatar Charity, Qatar Green Centre and the Ministry of Environment, at the Aspire Park yesterday. (Salim Matramkot)

 

Doha: Under the auspices of the Minister of Environment H E Ahmad Amer Mohamed Al Humaidi, Qatar Green Centre at the ministry, in cooperation with Qatar Charity, opened the 4th Agricultural Charity Market at Aspire Zone as part of Qatar National Environment Day yesterday.

Proceeds from the three-day market will benefit Syrian people. 

More than 20 institutions and companies in the agricultural and environmental sectors are taking part. 

Sheikh Dr Faleh bin Naser Al Thani, Assistant Undersecretary for Agricultural Affairs, said in a statement: The market reiterates the ministry’s support for humanitarian and charitable activities in line with Qatar’s role and solidarity with the international initiatives.

He said proceeds will be allocated to humanitarian issues via participation of agricultural enterprises, private farms and shops selling cattle, fish and birds. He thanked Qatar Charity for its efforts in the field of charitable and humanitarian work, particularly through its participation in the market to provide assistance to brotherly Syrian people .

He also thanked participants and said this participation reflected Qatari peoples’ keenness to support charitable and humanitarian activities.

Qatar Charity CEO Yousef bin Ahmed Al Kuwari thanked the ministry’s efforts through the market to provide an opportunity to support humanitarian and charitable work in line with its role in protecting the environment and encouraging local agriculture.

He said cooperation between Qatar Charity and the ministry  is fruitful and useful. Both sides are working to further develop it, he said, adding Qatar Charity is cooperating with the ministry on the market for the second time to provide more assistance to needy communities in and outside the country.

The Director of Qatar Green Centre, Abdullah Mohammed Al Kuwari, said the market will provide opportunities for companies to display their products and support humanitarian and charitable work in and outside Qatar. QNA

 

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