In an effort to provide humanitarian assistance to the suffering people of Gaza in occupied Palestine after the recent rampage by Israeli military, a fund raising event which lasted for one month was closed yesterday after the targeted 100,000 US Dollars were raised. Like all the just people of the world, the people of Maldives have proved again their solidarity and affinity with the just cause of Palestine. The total amount collected was 1, 295, 728.31 Maldivian Rufiyaas (an equivalent of 1,00831.89 US Dollars). Efforts are now underway to convert the money into US Dollars. Arrangements are also being made to have the aid sent through a well placed international aid agency.
We take this opportunity to sincerely thank all those who generously donated to the fund and the participating political parties Adhaalath party, IDP, Qaumee Iththihaad Party, and the all the NGOs, specially Muslimunge Gulhun, , Tourism Employees Association, Airport Reps Association, Maldivian Teachers Association , Nadhwatu Shabaabul Islamee, Bandos Recreation Club, Ihavandhoo Development Society, Dawn Jam’iyya and all others whose efforts made it a success. The details about sending the money will be announced once the final arrangements have been made.
Monday, February 9, 2009
Posted by Dr Mauroof Hussain M.S. at 8:03 AM