Egyptian President to visit Oman on Monday
 
Bassil: The Israeli government is able to achieve the solution, otherwise it must withdraw ...
 
Rifi: Promoting homosexuality is inconsistent with the principles of our society
 
Gemayel: Either the country will have a government that is free of mafia interests, Hezbollah hegemony or chaos will prevail
 
Japan Can Teach the US About Gun Control
 
HM Sultan Haitham chairs meeting of Supreme Judicial Council
 
Australian Ambassador to Lebanon with Caretaker Minister of Interior
 
Salim Aoun: Delaying the release of Badri Daher & Shafik Merhi is a crime
 
HM Sultan Haitham issues Royal Decrees to appoint new ministers
 
Sami Gemayel meets Ambassadors of Australia, Denmark
 
Letter to Indian High Commissioner to Australia
 
Oman, Tanzania eye strong economic ties
 
Al-Barjas stressing that KRCS' participation highlights Kuwait's humanitarian efforts.

IFRC appoints Kuwaiti Maha Al-Barjas as first Arab woman vice-president




IFRC appoints Kuwaiti Maha Al-Barjas as first Arab woman vice-president

IFRC appoints Kuwaiti Maha Al-Barjas as first Arab woman vice-president

19/06/2022

(See translation in Arabic section)

GENEVA-- Secretary-General of Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) Maha Al-Barjas became on Sunday the first Arab woman to gain position of vice-president of International Federation of Red Cross and Crescent Societies (IFRC) for the region of Asia and pacific ocean.

This came as part of series of constitutional meetings held by Red Cross and Crescent international movement.

Al-Barjas stated to Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) that this reinforced the principles of women empowerment in positions of leadership, which goes in accordance with Kuwait's objectives of diversifying decision makers.

She commented that it also bolsters efforts of KRCS in coordinating with national red cross and crescent societies, facilitates the exchange of expertise, and helps alleviate the burdens of those in need.

Al-Barjas underscored importance of such meetings, stressing that KRCS' participation highlights Kuwait's humanitarian efforts.

On his part, head of KRCS board of directors Dr. Hilal Al-Sayer underlined to KUNA the importance of the humanitarian partnership between the society and the international movement to help those affected by crises.

Al-Sayer elucidated the importance of developing humanitarian works, saying that the meetings will issue a number of recommendations to better serve those in need.

He also indicated that KRCS delegation met with humanitarian work leaders to further boost bilateral relations.

Heading the delegation is Dr. Hilal Al-Sayer, and participating are Secretary-General Maha Al-Barjas, Dr. Musaed Al-Enezi, the chair's counselor and Niven Yusri, head of projects and international relations department.




 














Copyright 2007 mideast-times.com