QC has recently reviewed the progress of its distinguished development projects inside Kosovo, Albania, Bosnia, and Turkey in order to adjust and modify them.
During his visit, Mr. Faisal Rashid Al-Fahida, QC’s EDO in these countries, reviewed some of QC’s projects and met with some of these countries’ officials.
Mr. Al-Fahida checked many of QC’s projects under a program which began with visiting QC’s headquarter and its employees. He went to Qatar’s Center for Training where he watched a video that showed QC’s most important accomplishments in Kosovo since the opening of the office until the end of 2014. He was also showed some samples of successful income-generating projects.
Mr. Al-Fahida met with Dr. Farid Aghani, the Minister of the Environment, who commended QC’s developing and charitable role in Kosovo. In addition, he mentioned how QC sponsored more than 1,500 orphans, and how it offered them entertaining, cultural and financial services. He also spoke about QC’s role in reducing the phenomenon of unemployment through implementing income-generating projects.
Mr. Al-Fahida supervised the honoring ceremony of the distinguished students and its sport festival. More than 340 orphaned boys and girls attended. Finally, the excellent and morally distinguished students were rewarded, and everyone was very happy.
During his field visit to the Albanian-Qatari school, Mr. Al-Fahida met with the school’s staff members and supervisors. He praised their efforts and the students’ excellent results. Also, two of the school’s female students won first prizes across Albania. This is added to last year’s excellent results, too.
Mr. Al-Farida paid a visit to several income-generating projects and encouraged its beneficiaries to work harder; he also encouraged the orphans to honor their parents and take care of their studies.
For this occasion, QC held a ceremony in which it distributed the basic needs to the large number of participating orphans, and other beneficiaries such as the Albanian-Qatari center and Albanian-Qatari school’s students.
Furthermore, Mr. Al-Fahida visited the project of building Rubik Mosque, one of the three mosques QC is currently building in Albania.
Mr. Al-Fahida, QC’s EDO, also met with Blendy Closey, the Minister of Labor of the Albanian Republic, who praised QC and commended its efforts especially in the fields of education and culture. Indeed, the two fields receive utmost attention from QC’s office in Albania through the Albanian-Qatari Center for Languages and Computer, the Qatari Center for Administrative and Educational Training, and the Albanian Qatari School.
He also met Ms. Esmiralda Ashkiah; member in the Albanian-Arabic Relationships Committee of the Albanian Parliament. She expressed her gratitude to QC for their continuous work through their effective office in Albania, and their constant help to Albania whenever necessary; like the donations that QC had offered to the victims of floods at the beginning of the year.
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Many of the developmental projects funded by QC in Bosnia were visited. In addition, many beneficiaries sponsored by QC were met, especially from the orphans.
Mr. Al-Fahida visited the Mr. Bakir Izetbegović, the Chairman of Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and acquainted him with QC and the size of its charitable projects and activities in the world, along with its future vision and the help it had offered to Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Additionally, Mr. Faysal met with Mr. Adil Osmanović; Minister of civil affairs in Bosnia, where his Excellency praised the efforts and the aids that QC offered to Bosnia, and confirmed the need of Bosnians for a number of medical and cultural projects too.
During his visit to Turkey, Mr. Al-Fahida visited many of QC’s projects. He took a close look at the Syrian displaced and refugees’ conditions there. He also reviewed the final phases of “Madinat Al-Rayyan” (Al-Rayyan City) project which was funded by QC in cooperation with IHH, its strategic partner inside and outside Turkey. The opening of its first phase is expected to be announced in the coming days.
Mr. Al-Fahida met with Salem bin Mubarak Al Shafi, Qatar’s Ambassador in Turkey, who spoke about the efforts QC exerts to alleviate the sufferings of the Syrians inside and outside Syria.
In addition, he visited some of the headquarters of QC’s associates in Turkey such as White Hands charity, Syrian Education Commission, and IMC, which QC signed an agreement with at the end of last year. Such agreement would allow the institutions to reach the neediest territories for relief and aid. Plus, they would mostly help the affected in Syria and would offer healthcare to the displaced Syrian children who did not have any regular healthcare services availab