Damascus, Feb. 25 (BNA): The Secretary-General of the Royal Humanitarian Foundation and the CEO of the National Committee for Supporting Earthquake Victims in Syria and Turkey, Dr. Mustafa Al-Sayed, held a meeting with the Syrian Minister of Local Affairs. Administration and Environment Chairman of the Higher Committee for Relief Hussein Makhlouf.
The meeting focused on the relief aid shipment delivered by Bahrain to Syria, in line with the directives of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, within the framework of the humanitarian response to face the repercussions and damage caused by the earthquake that struck Syria recently. .
Dr. Al-Sayed confirmed that based on the directives of His Majesty the King and the support of the government led by His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister, led by His Majesty the King’s Representative. For humanitarian work and youth affairs, His Highness Sheikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa seeks to provide the necessary assistance to the brotherly Syrian citizens affected by the earthquake.
He pointed out that the visit aims to collect direct information about the damage caused by the earthquake, and to identify the necessary needs to discuss the possibility of providing them in various fields, especially in the relief and humanitarian fields.
He added that work is currently underway with the relevant United Nations agencies and the Syrian Arab Red Crescent to support earthquake victims in the earthquake-affected areas in Syria and to restore some of the earthquake-damaged infrastructure in cooperation with United Nations agencies.
Minister Hussein Makhlouf expressed the Syrian people’s pride in the deep-rooted relations between the two countries, stressing the importance of the positions of Bahrain’s leadership, government and people in strengthening ties between the two brotherly peoples.
He stressed that all necessary facilities have been provided to ensure the delivery of Bahraini aid to the affected governorates and its distribution under the supervision of international relief organizations.