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NGOs Conference for Iraq amasses US$ 330.130 million in pledges
February 12, 2018, 2:37 pm

A total of US$ 330.130 million is the total amount of pledges announced at Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) Conference to Support the Humanitarian Situation in Iraq, to be concluded later today. The Conference convened at the attendance of Deputy Premier and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah.

The pledges came out as follows: Kuwait: Zakat House and the Awqaf General Secretariat (USD 35 million) Salam Charity Society (USD 15 million) Islamic International Charity Organization (USD 10 million) Kuwaiti Aid Society (USD 10 million) Najat Charity (USD 10 million) Direct Aid Society (USD 10 million) Al Eslah Society (USD 10 million) Society of the Revival of Islamic Heritage (USD 10 million) Abdullah Al-Nouri Society (USD five million) Patients Helping Fund Society (USD five million) Red Crescent Society (USD 2.5 million) International: ============== International Committee of the Red Cross (USD 130 million in programs) Human Appeal of the UK (USD 30 million) Qatari Education Above All Foundation (USD 13.5 million) Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (USD 10 million) United Iraqi Medical Society (USD 5.1 million) Qatar Charity (USD five million) French (USD four million) Islamic Relief of the UK (USD four million) Muslim World League (USD 2.7 million) In addition to USD four million from a French Muslim society and another USD four million from an Iraqi organization.

The Conference kicked off earlier today to tackle latest developments in the humanitarian situation. It coincides with Kuwait's hosting of the International Conference for the Reconstruction of Iraq. The conference is being held under the patronage of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and the Kuwaiti government. 

Source: KUNA


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