Sports Minster witnesses launch of 2nd phase of Misr El Kheir food aid convoy
Saturday، 09 May 2020 - 11:35 PM
Youth and Sports Minister Ashraf Sobhi witnessed Saturday 09/05/2020 the launch of the second phase of Misr El Kheir food aid convoy to support poor families nationwide.
Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the charity foundation Ali Gomaa and Gharbia Governor Mostafa Rahmy accompanied the minister during the launch ceremony.
The aid convoy comes as part the continued cooperation between state bodies and civil society to support poor families, Sobhi said, highlighting the major role played by the foundation in cooperation with the ministry to support families in need during the coronavirus crisis.
The convoy targets 525 villages in 18 governorates, including Mersa Matrouh, Alexandria, Beheira, Gharbia, Menoufia, Kafr El Sheikh, Damietta, Sharkia, Cairo, Qalyubiya, Giza, Ismailia, Port Said, Suez, North Sinai, Beni Suef and Fayoum, the minister added.
Meanwhile, Gomaa noted that it will provide over 2 million meals and about 1,250 tons of foodstuffs, offering 125,000 food boxes to poor families in the targeted governorates.