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AL BADEEL CENTER HONORS GCC HUMANITARIAN WORKS AWARD WINNERS (INTRO)
06 : 33 PM - 20/02/2008
MANAMA, FEB. 20 (BNA) -- AL BADEEL CENTER FOR TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT HELD HERE ON WEDNESDAY THE FORUM OF SHAIKH ISA BIN MOHAMMED AL KHALIFA, TITLED BAHRAINI SUCCESSES AND A CEREMONY TO GRANT PRIME MINISTER SHAIKH KHALIFA BIN SALMAN AL KHALIFA AND OTHER GCC WINNERS THE HUMANITARIAN WORKS AWARD FOR THE GCC.

THE EVENT WAS HELD UNDER THE PATRONAGE OF CHAIRMAN OF THE SUPREME COUNCIL FOR ISLAMIC AFFAIRS SHAIKH ABDULLAH BIN KHALID AL KHALIFA.

AT THE BEGINNING OF THE CEREMONY AL BADEEL BOARD CHAIRMAN DR.

ADEL AL MARZOUQI GAVE A SPEECH IN WHICH HE NOTED THAT THE ADOPTION OF CHARITIES BECAME A SHINING SIDE OF THE ADVANCED NATIONS AND FOR THIS REASON THE GCC LEADERS WERE KEEN TO FOSTER CHARITY ESTABLISHMENTS WHICH DEMONSTRATED GREAT BENEVOLENT DEEDS IN MANY PLACES WORLDWIDE.

AL BADEEL CENTER, HE ADDED, RECEIVED REMARKABLE SUPPORT FROM THE GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC SIDES TO HONOR 6 OF THE HUMANITARIAN AND REFORM ACTION PIONEERS.

THE LAUNCH OF THIS AWARD BY OUR CENTER WAS ENCOURAGED BY THE HONOREES AND BAHRAINS LEADERSHIP ALIKE, HE ADDED.

HE SAID THE CENTER, IN LINE WITH THE DIRECTIVES OF HM KING HAMAD BIN ISA AL KHALIFA, WAS KEEN ON MANY PREVIOUS OCCASIONS TO HONOR SCIENTISTS, SCHOLARS AND TALENTS.

LAUNCHING THE AWARD BY AL BADEEL CENTRE FOR TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT IN RECOGNITION OF OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE IN THE HUMANITARIAN FIELD IS WORTH EVERY RESPECT, SUPREME COUNCIL FOR ISLAMIC AFFAIRS CHAIRMAN SHAIKH ABDULLAH BIN KHALID AL KHALIFA SAID IN HIS SPEECH.

THEN, PRESIDENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL ISLAMIC CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION SHEIKH YOUSEF JASSIM AL HIJJI, FROM KUWAIT, DELIVERED A SPEECH IN WHICH HE AFFIRMED THAT HUMAN DEVELOPMENT IS DEEPLY-ROOTED IN THE ISLAMIC RELIGION WHICH CALLS FOR SELF-DEVELOPMENT, GOOD MANAGEMENT AND SUCCESSFUL LEADERSHIP.

CHARITY WORK IS NEEDED AND HAS TO BE CONTINUOUSLY DEVELOPED TO BE ABLE TO COMPETE WITH WESTERN HUMANITARIAN INSTITUTIONS, HE ADDED, POINTING OUT THAT THE CREATION OF AL ROWAD CENTRE FOR TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT AIMED TO GROOM THE YOUTH FOR LEADING POSTS IN THE FUTURE.

ON HIS PART, AL ESLAH SOCIETY BOARD CHAIRMAN SHAIKH ISA BIN MOHAMMED AL KHALIFA STRESSED IN HIS SPEECH THE KEY ROLE PLAYED BY VOLUNTARY HUMANITARIAN WORK IN DEVELOPING SOCIETIES AWAY FROM ANY SEARCH FOR PROFIT.

SHAIKH ISA COMMENDED THE EFFECTIVE VOLUNTARY CONTRIBUTION, HIGHLIGHTING THE REMARKABLE GROWTH OF HUMANITARIAN ACTION WHICH CAPTIVATED THE ATTENTION OF CIVIL ESTABLISHMENTS OVER THE PAST YEARS.

SECRETARY GENERAL OF THE AWARD SAMA AL ALAWI GAVE A SPEECH IN WHICH SHE SHED LIGHT ON THE EXPANDING HUMANITARIAN ACTION IN THE GCC STATES THAT EARNED THE ADMIRATION OF OBSERVERS WORLDWIDE THANKS TO THE SUPPORT AND DIRECTIVES OF GCC GOVERNMENTS.

THE AWARD IS AN HONOUR TO THOSE WITH DISTINGUISHED INITIATIVES IN HUMANITARIAN ACTION WHICH BENEFITED AFFLICTED PEOPLE ALL OVER THE WORLD REGARDLESS OF THEIR ETHNIC OR RELIGIOUS BACKGROUNDS, SHE ADDED.

THE INAUGURATION OF A WEBSITE AND DOCUMENTARY BOOK REFORMERS FROM MY COUNTRY, WHICH RECORDS THE EXPLOITS OF SHAIKH ISA AND HIS PARTNERS, WAS ANNOUNCED AT THE FORUM.

WINNERS OF THE AWARD WERE HONOURED AND AN ISLAMIC ORGANIZATIONS EXHIBITION WAS OPENED ON THE SIDELINES OF THE FORUM.

HMQ/MT 20-FEB-2008 18:46
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