‘UNHCR Patron’ title bestowed to Kuwait Zakat House Chief

KUWAIT: The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) on Sunday bestowed the title of UNHCR Patron to Kuwaiti Zakat House Chief, Dr. Majed Al-Azmi, for the house’s valuable contributions to supporting refugees through its partnership with the commission. UNHCR representative to the country, Nesreen Rubaian, stated in a press conference that Zakat House provided support to more than 50,000 displaced people.

Dr. Majed Al-Azmi

This, Rubaian explained, was through prompt response to urgent cases and support for UNHCR projects in all of Bangladesh, Yemen, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Mauritania. Dr. Al-Azmi, she added, amplified efforts and urged charitable organizations to support refugees grappling with escalating crises. UNHCR Patron is an honorary title bestowed upon individuals who play a significant role in raising awareness on the issue of coercive displacement, garner support, and take part in commission activities.

On his part, Dr. Al-Azmi hailed the humanitarian partnership between the two entities and spoke of its importance to Zakat House, saying that it provided a platform for the exchange of expertise, the achievement of common goals, and the integration of efforts. As for UNHCR representative to the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), Khaled Khalifah, he congratulated Dr. Al-Azmi and stated that Islamic charity organizations are instrumental to meeting demands and humanitarian needs for forcibly displaced people. – KUNA

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