Kuwait to host 2nd forum for voluntary work in May

Riyadh, (IINA) – Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Abdul Latif Al-Zayani announced Monday that the General Secretariat will organize, in cooperation with the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor in the State of Kuwait, the second forum for organizing and developing voluntary work in the GCC countries from May 14 to 16.

According to KUNA, Al-Zayani stated that the organization of this forum comes in implementation of the decision of GCC leaders to encourage volunteerism in the GCC countries and mandated the Secretariat to develop the necessary mechanisms.

He added that this forum will host senior officials, experts, and specialists in volunteer work from the GCC countries and will focus on preparing a joint implementation plan for voluntary work in the GCC countries.

He added that each GCC state will present a working paper, besides working papers from Arab countries and world bodies. Al-Zayani expressed his sincere thanks and appreciation for Kuwait’s initiative to host the Forum

Source: International Islamic News Agency