Muslim World League, IFRC sign agreement to support victims of conflict
The Muslim World League and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies signed an agreement to provide humanitarian aid to people affected by armed conflicts, including migrants and displaced people in a number of states around the world.
The agreement was signed in Washington by Mohammed Al-Issa, secretary-general of the MWL and president of the Organization of Muslim Scholars, and Jagan Chapagain, secretary-general of the IFRC.
Al-Issa stressed the importance of cooperation between international organizations to achieve humanitarian goals: “The MWL appreciates the cooperation with the IFRC to provide support to people affected by conflicts, and most importantly, to alleviate the suffering of migrants and the displaced.”
Chapagain noted: “We are confident that our partnership with the MWL will be important to reach people affected by disasters and crises around the world.
“Our joint commitment to humanitarian work will be reinforced by this cooperation.”
According to the agreement, the MWL will contribute to providing resources, expertise, communications, and detailed evaluations of each project. The IFRC will implement the planned projects according to the quality and timing agreed upon, and present regular reports for follow-up.