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Posted On: 10 August 2011 09:37 am
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:11 pm

RAF organises iftar for expatriate communities

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DOHA THE Sheikh Thani Bin Abdullah Foundation for Humanitarian Services (RAF) organised iftar for Bangladeshi and Malaysian communities recently. The RAF is organising the ‘Iftar and Brotherhood with Expat Communities Programme’ for the third consecutive year. About 10,000 expatriates from India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Indonesia and Philippines are expected to benefit from the programme this year. The Bangladeshi ambassador attended the iftar party for his community members at Gharrafa Sports Club. He praised the efforts of the RAF in organising such a wonderful evening for the community members and appreciated the concept of the programme. The second iftar was held for about 500 Malaysians at Tariq Bin Ziyad Secondary School at New Salata area. The programme included a welcome note by in charge of community services section Musthafa Jameel, a speech by Malaysian Ambassador HE Ahmed Zahri, and a traffic safety awareness lecture by Faisal al Hudawi from the Ministry of Interior. Director of Community Services Department Muhsin Abbad al Ajji said that the ‘Iftar and Brotherhood with Expat Communities Programme’ was an important event and that the RAF was keen to organise it every year because of its spiritual and social benefits for the community members. The ‘Iftar and Brotherhood with Expat Communities Programme’ is being organised in association with the Ministry of Interior and Ministry of Municipality and Planning Development.