Awqaf and Islamic Affairs has announced Iftar programmes in 12 areas to benefit over 358,000 people

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Awqaf and Islamic Affairs has announced Iftar programmes in 12 areas to benefit over 358,000 people
FROM LEFT: Jassim Mohammed Al Kubaisi, Director of Zakat Fund; Dr Sheikh Khalid bin Mohammed Al Thani, the Director-General of Awqaf Public Administration; Mohamad bin Hamad Al Kuwari, Head of the Mosques Management Department; Mal Allah Abdulrahman Al Jaber, Director of the Department of Dawah and Religious Guidance; and Fahad Ahmed Al Mohammed, Head of the Department of Definition of Islam, during a press conference held at Grand Mosque yesterday. Pic: Baher Amin / The Peninsula

The Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs has reported to execute Iftar programs in 12 regions which are relied upon to profit more than 358,000 fasting individuals amid prospective holy month of Ramadan. 

The declaration was made in a public interview held yesterday at Imam Muhammad Ibn Abdul Wahhab Mosque on arrangements of the Ministry for Ramadan. 

Various leaders of the divisions concerned went to the question and answer session. The Head of the Mosques Management Department, Mohamad bin Hamad Al Kuwari, said that all mosques the nation over are prepared to get the unwavering amid Ramadan. 

"The Department got 88 new mosques from the earliest starting point of 2018 to April 2019," said Al Kuwari, including that 67 plots of grounds were dispensed by the legislature to assemble new mosques. He said that the Department additionally gotten 104 new houses for Imams and four habitats for learning the Holy Quran. 

"The Department relegated 50 Imams from ostracize network under an arrangement to give Imams to 100 private mosques and supplication places at the services and government associations to lead the petitions including 'Tarawih' amid Ramadan," said Al Kuwari. He said that Department has an aggregate of 147 Qatari Imams, 906 non-Qatari Imams, 1,631 Muazins and 72 speakers. 

"The Ministry granted a delicate to clean 1,091 mosques at an expense of QR115m," said Al Kuwari. Head of General Department, Dr Sheik Khalid receptacle Mohamad Al Thani, said that with the help of enrichment subsidize, Iftar projects will be actualized in 12 regions with the limit of 358,000 fasting individuals.

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