HWF is part of International Federation for Relief and Development

By TCN News,

Kuala Lumpur: In recognition of its social services, Delhi based NGO Human Welfare Foundation (HWF) was made part of newly formed International Federation for Relief and Development (IFRD).

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HWF was invited to the formational conference of IRFD held with the title “IFRD Leaders Summit 2011” at Hotel De-Palma at Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia from 9 to 11 December, 2011. The federation has been made with the aim at internationally uniting and centralising the relief and charity activities carried out by various NGOs at the national level.

A view of the conference

There was a detailed discussion on the solutions for the current Muslim plight. The decision to make a confederation was moved by AMAL Foundation – the official social service wing of PAS, the Islamic Party in the ruling alliance of Malaysia.

The conference also made extended debates and discussions on the areas of work and its modus operandi followed by passing of the constitution and elected the first leadership of IFRD.

L-R: Suhail KK and Prof. KA Sidheeq Hassan at the conference

Besides HWF from India, the conference was attended by Amal Foundation Malaysia, Jansuyu Turkey, Al-Khidmat Foundation Pakistan, Islamic Aid Bangladesh, Ehsan Charity Organisation Sudan, Baitul Maal Indonesia, and Bangsamoro Development Agency Philipines.

Prof. KA Sidheeq Hassan (General Secretary, HWF), Suhail KK (Director for Public Relations, HWF) and SAP Salam represented HWF in the conference. SAP Salam was later elected as the member of central executive committee.