KUALA LUMPUR: Kuwait’s International Islamic Charitable Organization (IICO) disturbed sacrificial meat to thousands of Muslim refugees in Malaysia during Eid Al-Adha, within its ‘your sacrifices are joy for them’ project launched in cooperation with the Malaysian Medical Relief Society (MERCY).

The Secretary-General of MERCY Professor Hosni Ahmed said that the project was fully funded by IICO, praising their charitable efforts, Kuwait’s leadership and its people in addition to IICO staff and workers.

The project helped 1,666 people, raising the total of individuals helped to 6,664 from Yemen, Palestine, and Syria as well as Somali communities and Rohingya refugees in Malaysia, he added. The project is one of many projects of the IICO and in 28 countries around the world based on a strategic plan for the year 2020-2024, which focuses on building and empowering people. – KUNA