Qatar Charity, Jordanian planning ministry sign QR10mn MoU for COVID-19 vaccines
Qatar Charity (QC) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Jordanian Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation in Amman, the capital of Jordan, to support the Jordanian government’s COVID-19 vaccination efforts for Syrian refugees and Jordanian citizens, with a value of 10 million Qatari riyals.This comes as part of Qatar Charity’s continuing global efforts to prevent the coronavirus pandemic and mitigate its effects on the affected across the world.Jordanian Minister of Planning and International Cooperation, Nasser Shraideh, and CEO of Qatar Charity, Yousef Ahmed Al Kuwari, signed the MoU, in the presence of Ambassador of the State of Qatar to Jordan H E Sheikh Saud bin Nasser Al Thani.On the sidelines of the signing of the agreement, the CEO of Qatar Charity Yousef Ahmed Al Kuwari expressed his gratitude and appreciation for the Jordanian government’s efforts to facilitate humanitarian missions and projects implemented by Qatar Charity in Jordan. He also voiced his pride in partnership with the Jordan Hashemite Charity Organisation, the Jordanian Hashemite Fund for Human Development and the King Hussein Cancer Foundation, which is considered to be one of the most significant beneficiaries of Qatar Charity’s projects and services.Al-Kuwari said that Qatar Charity was one of the leading organizations making efforts in mitigating the effects of the pandemic on humanity through its offices in more than 30 countries around the world. He added that it contributed to supporting the efforts of those countries, and extending support to those affected by the pandemic as a humanitarian duty that Qatar Charity is keen to carry out, in line with the humanitarian role of the State of Qatar. It is worth noting that the total cost of projects implemented by Qatar Charity during the past year in Jordan amounted to more than 60 million Qatari riyals. These projects were implemented to benefit Syrian refugees, both residing in and outside camps, as well as to support needy Jordanian families.