Qatar Ambassador: Doha and Cairo share many common cultures and customs

By Manal Abdel Fattah

On Thursday, the Embassy of the State of Qatar in Cairo organized an iftar celebration on the occasion of Arab Orphan Day, in the presence of more than 200 orphan boys and girls, in coordination with a number of civil society organizations and care homes, and in the presence of a number of the most important political and artistic figures, officials of civil society organizations, and a number of members of the House of Representatives.

Ambassador Tariq Al-Ansari, Ambassador of the State of Qatar and its Permanent Representative to the League of Arab States to the Arab Republic of Egypt, delivered a speech in which he welcomed the guests and pointed to the strength of Egyptian-Qatari cooperation on the humanitarian level, stressing that both countries share many common cultures and customs, including celebrating Orphan Day annually to provide attention. For these children, they represent the future of countries.

Al-Ansari added that the aim of the celebration is to make children feel the societal presence around them, and to send a message that we care about them, especially in the holy month of Ramadan, saying: Ramadan in Egypt is another need…and in Qatar, Ramadan is another need. Both countries enjoy many common customs in Ramadan, the most prominent of which is care.

Have breakfast together for more love and affection.

The Ambassador was keen to take pictures with the children to draw joy and happiness on their faces.

This positive atmosphere extended to the tables around which the attendees happily gathered, and shades of happiness and joy spread among the young children.

This humanitarian initiative comes within the framework of efforts aimed at strengthening social and solidarity relations in Egyptian society, and stimulating joint efforts between Egypt and Qatar to alleviate the suffering of vulnerable communities, thus contributing to building a more interconnected and cohesive society.

The breakfast ceremony was attended by a number of ambassadors, including: South Korea, Italy, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kazakhstan, Pakistan, Macedonia, Malta, Switzerland, and Norway.

Also present were the artist Elham Shaheen, the artist Laila Ezz Al-Arab, the artist Juri Bakr, Counselor Khaled Al-Qadi, President of the Court of Appeal, Counselor Adel Majed, and Representative Alaa Abed.

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