Qatar Charity (QC) has recently honoured outstanding students, who are under QC's sponsorship, at its educational projects in Tirana, capital city of Albania.
The ceremony was attended by Charg` d'affaires ai at the Qatari Embassy in Albania Awad Habbabi, teachers, presidents of universities, directors of charities and representatives of Arab diplomatic missions in Albania.
Awad Habbabi welcomed the audience and thanked QC for its initiatives in Albania, wishing it development and prosperity.
Qatari school's principal in his speech reviewed school activities and achievements, as well as its role in spreading knowledge in the region.
Esmeralda Ashkiho, member of Albanian parliament, commended the efforts of QC and appreciated the significant results it achieved in education area. She expressed her gratitude for the establishment of the Qatari school.
"All of us know the significant role played by QC, especially in education, and we thank QC for its support. We also thank teachers and students of the Qatari school," she added.
Outstanding students received prizes in the presence of their family members. They appreciated QC for its efforts in the education sector.
QC's office in Albania was opened in 1993. It works in three areas, including social welfare, under which more than 2500 orphans have been sponsored; education, by establishing the Qatari school which conducts classes from first grade to third secondary; and the Albanian Qatari Centre for languages and computer, which benefits more than 1,800 students with classes in English, Arabic, German, Italian, French and Spanish languages.
The centre also provides specialised courses in accounting and engineering programmes. It serves more than 400 trainees every year. It is rated as one of the best centres in Albania in terms of quality and scientific excellence.