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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.

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