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QRCS signs pact with JRCS IFRC to combat COVID19 in Jordan
Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has entered into a tripartite agreement with Jordan Red Crescent Society (JRCS) and the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), in order to work together in the fight against COVID-19 in Jordan. The signing ceremony was attended by a high-profile delegation from QRCS, currently in an official visit to Jordan. It comprises Ali bin Hassan Al-Hammadi, Secretary-General, Dr. Fawzi Oussedik, Head of International Relations and International Humanitarian Law (IHL), and Zahra Adnan Lafi, IHL Coordinator. They are accompanied by Dr. Nehal Said Hefny, Head of QRCS’s Mission in Jordan. In his remarks, Dr. Mohamed Motlak Al-Hadid, President of JRCS, highlighted the close cooperation with, and constant support from, QRCS through its humanitarian operations in Jordan. Dr. Moftah Tuwailib, Director of the IFRC Office in Amman, Jordan, praised the effective joint work with QRCS. Following the signing ceremony, there was a meeting of the Coordinative Committee on Auxiliary Role of National Societies. Dr. Oussedik delivered a speech to the members of the committee, in which he emphasized the importance of dialogue with different organizations and concerted efforts to upgrade the National Societies’ auxiliary role to government bodies, especially at time of emergencies. The session was attended by Dr. Mohamed Tarawneh, Judge, Maamoun Tarawneh, Head of the Jordanian Committee for IHL, and Dr. Omar Saleh Al-Akour, from School of Law, the University of Jordan (UJ).