Prince Sultan stresses importance of PSCDR

Updated 04 December 2012
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Prince Sultan stresses importance of PSCDR

Prince Sultan bin Salman, co-founder and chairman of the board of directors of the Prince Salman Center for Disability Research (PSCDR), underscored the importance of PSCDR's 20th anniversary which will be celebrated on Dec. 8.
“This event is very important because it highlights the diligent work which the PSCDR and its partners have conducted during the past 20 years,” Prince Sultan said during a press conference at the PSCDR's headquarters at the Diplomatic Quarter (DQ).
PSCDR works in the field of science for the benefit of the general public, to improve the integration of disabled people into mainstream society so they can develop their potential.
Prince Sultan announced the new orientation of PSCDR for the next five years, based on the recently finalized strategic plan.
“The work of the center is conducted at the highest standards. The results of its various activities to formulate programs for the benefit of the disabled are under constant scrutiny,” he said.
PSCDR has been working hard due to the complexity of the issue of disability and the scarcity of the expertise involved.
“We first identified a common platform for all participants in the field of disability. They can benefit from our expertise on educational, medical and economic fronts,” he said. The achievements of the center throughout the years include knowledge-based ideas about the needs of the disabled and the community, and the implementation of research activities and studies in guidelines and regulations that will benefit the community and the disabled in particular.


Comoros minister praises Muslim World League's development work

Muslim World League Secretary-General Mohammed bin Abdul Karim Al-Issa distributes aid packets among poor families in Comoros. (SPA)
Updated 27 April 2018
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Comoros minister praises Muslim World League's development work

  • The league’s contribution to the medical field totaled SR6,948,032
  • The league established six educational institutes more than 30 years ago

Comoros’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Hamid Karhila, has commended the development efforts carried out by the Muslim World League (MWL) in his country. 

He also expressed his government’s gratitude to the MWL for its initiative launched by Secretary-General Muhammad bin Abdul Karim Al-Issa.

Karhila said during a visit to the headquarters of the International Association for Relief, Care and Development (IARCD): “The new Comorian government aims to keep this cooperation with the MWL. This would help achieve more developmental and humanitarian projects that serve the Comorian people.”

Secretary-General of the IARCD Abdul Aziz Sarhan said: “The Muslim World League will continue to provide assistance and stand with the needy in all countries around the world.”

Sarhan said that the association carried out various humanitarian, medical and relief projects in the Comoros at a cost of SR10,916,645. These projects benefited 1,104,969 people between 2006 and 2017.

The league’s contribution to the medical field totaled SR6,948,032, which benefited 971,333 people. 

The league established six educational institutes more than 30 years ago. These institutes graduated thousands of students who occupy some of the highest positions in the Republic of the Comoros.

The MWL is also building a mosque at a cost of SR200,000 and working on the construction of an artesian well that cost SR130,000, as well as two surface wells at a cost of SR20,000.