News in Brief
SRS aims to collect KD 300,000:
Coinciding with the last ten nights of Ramadan, Namaa for Zakat and Community Development, which is affiliated to the Social Reform Society, launched a campaign titled “Faza’a Amal” last Friday with the aim of collecting KD 300,000 for the treatment of cancer patients. It achieved its goal of treating more than 166 patients, reports Al Qabas daily.
Chairman of the Board of Directors of Namaa for Zakat and Community Development Hassan Al-Hunaidi said the campaign is dedicated to the treatment of cancer patients, to consolidate its efforts in helping cancer patients in Kuwait who cannot afford the necessary doses, and to contribute to the moral and spiritual environment which will help them in their recovery.
Mona ‘victim’ of prank TV show:
Famous Kuwaiti artiste Mona Shahad has been a ‘victim’ of a prank television show hosted by well-known Egyptian artiste Ramez Jalal and aired on MBC channels, reports Al-Kuwaitiya daily.
Shahad was terrified while on board a speeding car at the desert in UAE, then she fell into quicksand where she faced a big lizard which was approaching her, along with the crew of the television show. She laughed boisterously upon seeing Jalal.
Bareerah closing ceremony held:
Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs, in collaboration with Al-Awadhi Center for Expatriate Communities, recently organized the closing ceremony of the Annual Ramadan National Awareness Project for Domestic Workers titled “Bareerah” inside the International Islamic Charitable Organization (IICO) Auditorium.
The event was held under the auspices of the Undersecretary of Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Fareed Amadi, who was represented at the event by the Assistant Undersecretary for Technical Coordination, Foreign Relations and Hajj Affairs Khalif Al-Utheina.