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UK: Muslim Aid and Al Asmakh Charity sign MoU

14-02-2013

London, (Muslim Aid):

Muslim Aid and Al Asmakh Charity, Qatar signed a Memorandum of Understanding and Cooperation in London on 12 February 2013 to combine their resources for emergency response and poverty alleviation in Myanmar.

Chief Executive Advisor for Al Asmakh Charity, Mr Jassim Salem said: “We are delighted to work with Muslim Aid. As a result of this MoU, Al Asmakh Charity will become the coordinating NGO in Qatar for Muslim Aid’s charitable activities worldwide. The MoU will be implemented immediately through Muslim Aid delivering an Al Asmakh emergency relief project in Myanmar amounting to US $100,000.”

Assistant CEO of Muslim Aid, Mr Hamid Azad said: “We warmly welcome this initiative to help the internally displaced persons in Myanmar. Muslim Aid has opened its offices in Myanmar and is delivering aid to the affected people in Rakhine State.”

Muslim Aid welcomes partnerships with all humanitarian organisations for providing humanitarian relief to the affected people in Myanmar. Muslim Aid is providing emergency aid to 4000 families in Myanmar and is also in the process of developing long term sustainable projects in healthcare and education. Muslim Aid’s humanitarian projects in Myanmar are being implemented with the permission of the concerned authorities of the Government of the Union of Myanmar, as well as the Government of the Rakhine State in Myanmar.

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