Doha: Shk Thani Bin Abdulla Humanitarian Services Est (RAF) and Lulu Hypermarket Co have signed an agreement to exchange their experience and support humanitarian services.
Signed on June 10, the agreement is meant to activate and synchronize the cooperation in implementing the programmes and activities aimed at serving the community in Qatar, a press release said yesterday.
At the signing of the deal, RAF was represented by Dr Mohamed Salah Ibraim, CEO of RAF Est, and Lulu Co by Mohammed Altaf, CEO of Lulu Hypermarket Qatar.
Dr Ibraim said: “This agreement is part of the humanitarian message conveyed by RAF Est to enhance the charitable and humanitarian initiatives and fulfillment of the social commitment towards the Qatari community. It is an initiative that will add to competition in the field of charity.”
“RAF has been trying to contribute to enhancing humanitarian duties by strengthening partnerships and relations in the field of cooperation with different organisations, as a commitment to social partnership and to achieve sustainable development for the well being of Qatar,” Dr Ibraim added.
Altaf expressed his joy over the humanitarian and social partnership between Lulu and RAF, which is considered one of the leading humanitarian organisations in Qatar and the Islamic world.
He added that Lulu is considered one of the important shopping malls in the Gulf, the intent of which has coincided with that of RAF in serving the society, to keep its social and economic stability and to reach a greater number of Qatari families living here, to meet their essential needs for which the agreement has been signed.
The agreement will allow RAF and Lulu take advantage of materials, supplies and consumer possibilities in humanitarian work in Qatar.
Through this agreement, RAF has been trying to achieve a greater social partnership, as part of its service oriented and humanitarian message for the Qatari society. RAF especially tries to serve Qatari society to achieve the principle of ‘charity begins at home.’