SAUDI ARABIA

MWL gives 500,000 Ramadan food baskets to the poor in 28 countries

May 20, 2019
MWL officials discuss distribution of Ramadan food packets among the poor. — Okaz photo
MWL officials discuss distribution of Ramadan food packets among the poor. — Okaz photo

Saudi Gazette report

MAKKAH —
The Muslim World League (MWL) has distributed more than 500,000 food baskets among the poor and the needy in 28 countries in Africa, Asia and Europe and said this was within its humanitarian role to support the needy people everywhere in the world.

Each food basket contains sufficient food ingredients including sugar, tea, edible oil, rice and others.

The distribution was done by the International Islamic Relief Organization (IIRO) which dispatched special envoys to these countries for the purpose.

According to the MWL, the baskets were distributed in Egypt, South Africa, Jordan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Chad, Comoros, Sri Lanka, Lebanon, Djibouti, Sudan, Uganda, Togo, Malawi, Senegal, Mauritania, Tunisia, Bosnia, Somalia, Yemen and others.


May 20, 2019
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