Banadir administration on Thursday laid the foundation stone of a new Mother and Child Healthcare centre to be constructed in Wadajir district of Mogadishu. The construction of the facility will be implemented by Qatar Charity.
The ground-breaking ceremony for the new centre was attended by officials from Mogadishu local government, Wadajir district and representatives from the agency.
Speaking at the ceremony, the deputy governor Mohamed Abdullahi Tuluh commended Qatar Charity for its role to help Somali people.
“We thank Qatar Charity and its officials who are attending this ceremony with us, for their tireless efforts to stand with Somali people,” Mr. Tuluh noted.
Wadajir district commissioner, Omar Abdullahi Hassan who also spoke at the event said the facility will provide health services to the mothers and children in the district.
“Today, we have laid the foundation stone for the construction of Mother and Child Healthcare (MCH) centre, Qatar Charity is supporting us to build this facility. This centre is very important for us,” Hassan said.
For his part, the head of Qatar Charity Projects, Abdifatah Adan pointed out the agency’s commitment to implement projects which are useful for the locals. Qatar Charity has been operating in Somalia for last one decade.
According it annual report, the agency implemented 290 projects including drilling wells, building education and health facilities.