Head of Arab Parliament hails Khalifa’s support for displaced Syrians

Head of Arab Parliament hails Khalifa’s support for displaced Syrians
2013-01-14 13:24:11

WAM Cairo, Jan 14th, 2013 (WAM) — The head of the Arab Parliament, a committee of parliamentarians from Arab League states, Ahmed Mohammed Al Jarwan has hailed President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan’s initiative for allocating US $ 5 million in urgent humanitarian aid for the Syrian refugees in Jordan, affected by the snow and cold wave in the region.

He called upon the Arab and Islamic leaders to extend humanitarian support for the displaced Syrians on the Syria-Jordanian, Syria-Iraqi and Syria-Turkish borders particularly Al Za’tari Camp in Jordan where refugees are facing death due to freezing temperature and dire climatic conditions.

The AP head in a statement said that Arab Parliament committee recently visited the displaced Syrian’s camps and recommended urgent humanitarian assistance for the refugees.

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