Qatar Charity-sponsored orphans celebrate Qatar National Day worldwide
As part of the Qatar National Day celebrations, Qatar Charity’s offices worldwide organized various activities, which witnessed the participation of thousands of orphans sponsored by the people in Qatar, and the presence of many local officials. These events came in conjunction with the activities held by Qatar Charity within the State of Qatar.
Orphans, along with their parents, from Gaza, Pakistan, Kenya, Lebanon, Bangladesh, Jordan, Mali, and Nepal, expressed their great delight at celebrating the National Day, extending thanks to benefactors in Qatar for sponsoring them.
On the Qatar National Day celebrations, they participated in cultural, sports, and entertainment competitions reflecting their love and appreciation for Qatar Charity and the state of Qatar.
Qatar Charity’s office in the Gaza Strip held a celebration event, in which nearly 400 orphans sponsored by Qatar Charity took part in an atmosphere of joy, and many teams presented art shows combining Palestinian and Qatari folklore.
The event came within the annual activities plan for the sponsored for the current year, which aims at encouraging orphans who are outstanding educationally, culturally, and morally.
During a speech delivered by Eng. Mohammed Abu Haloub, director of Qatar Charity’s office in the Gaza Strip, he said that celebrating the Qatar National Day by orphans of Gaza came to affirm the good relations between the Qatari and Palestinian peoples.
He also noted that one of the most important goals of the celebration was to engage orphans in an atmosphere of fun, joy, and happiness, to create a positive impact on them.
It is noteworthy that Qatar Charity, through its office in the Gaza Strip, sponsors 15,700 orphans, who, along with their families, receive cash and in-kind assistance that contributes to improving their living conditions.
Similarly, on the Qatar National Day celebration, Qatar Charity’s office in Pakistan organized a ceremony attended by 200 orphans whom it sponsors in Azad Jammu Kashmir and Islamabad. The celebration, which started with the national anthems of the State of Qatar and Pakistan, included various activities such as drawing, coloring, and symbolic march, in addition to visiting the Pakistan Monument in Islamabad.
In Azad Jammu Kashmir, the orphans, along with their families, participated in the celebration that took place at the Stadium Park, in the presence of many local officials. The ceremony included several sports and cultural competitions for children, such as tug of war, running race, skipping, musical chair, cricket, jumping, and badminton. Children won prizes and trophies.
At the end of the Qatar National Day celebration, Mr. Amin Abdul Rahman, director of Qatar Charity’s office in Pakistan, thanked the students for their outstanding academic performance, shedding light on the importance of learning. He also distributed mementos to outstanding students of the year 2019.