At the invitation of Direct Aid Society a delegation from Turkey have recently visited the Society headquarters in Kuwait, a distinct leading figure in charity work and representing the Turkish government and private international organizations. The Turkish delegation included Mr. Ali Kurt, Secretary General of the Union of NGOs of the Islamic world, Mr. Korchat Muhammad, representative of the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency TIKA, Mr. Mustafa Köylü, General Director of Cansuyu Organization and Mr. Yusuf Kara, representative of hayrat humanitarian aid association.
The delegation was received by Dr. Abdulrahman Saleh Al-Mahalan Board Chairman of Direct Aid Society, Faisal Al-Zamil, Board Member and Treasurer, and Dr. Abdullah Al Sumait General Manager of the Society and a number of leaders in the Direct Aid Society.
The two sides discussed ways of cooperation and exchange of experience in relief, charitable projects and development on the African continent, especially the areas of health, education and water projects. In addition, a number of agreements for joint cooperation have been signed between both Direct Aid Society and the Turkish charitable foundations.
It was also agreed between Direct Aid and the Turkish International Co-operation and Development Agency, under the office of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Turkey, headed by Dr. Serdar Çam on joint cooperation in the implementation of a number of developmental, educational, health and relief projects in a number of African countries and Yemen.
Recall that under these agreements there will be an exchange of expertise, services and scientific advice in a number of charitable projects, as direct aid will be through these agreements providing the executive, supervisory services and follow-up of projects that will be implemented in the African continent due to the large spread of Direct Aid offices in more than 30 African countries and their long experience (over 30 years) in the implementation. As the work of Direct Aid Society characterized by it immediate enforcement of projects and activities through a distinct staff in all construction, medical and educational fields and care for orphans and other, which is made up mostly of local staff from the host country. The Society is also working to create multiple partnerships in it fieldwork in African countries, being an international organization Member in the United Nations, Direct Aid Society partnerships vary between cooperation with local, regional and international organizations working in Africa.