Social solidarity ministry and NGOs distribute 3 million and 780 thousand of Ramadan boxes
Thursday 17/May/2018 - 04:10 PM
Social solidarity Minister Ghada Waly said that the government reviewed today Thursday the Ministry efforts with Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs). The ministry helped NGOs in providing and distributing food commodities boxes on the advent of the holy Ramadan.
During a press conference at Cabinet's headquarters, the minister said that 3،780،600 Ramadan boxes were distributed. The box is weighing between 10 and 25 kilograms and distributed in a total of 60،000 tons in all governorates، villages and cities. The Ramadan boxes are provided by NGOs and Egyptians` denotation.
The minister stressed during the conference that the ministry's role is to coordinate and identify the poorest and most needy villages، governorates and cities.
It is worth mentioning that the Cairo Security Directorate distributed food commodities to citizens in various areas of the capital، on the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan.
The Directorate allocated a number of cars to distribute free boxes، containing some products and commodities needed by families in Ramadan.