Foreign Affairs

Hungarian Diplomats Involved in Catholic Aid to Middle East

Hungarian diplomats accredited to Poland have helped in the collection of about 50 aid parcels, to be dispatched to Erbil in Iraqi Kurdistan by the international pastoral aid organization Aid to the Church in Need.

The parcels were handed over to representatives of the organization, including Polish coordinator Waldemar Cislo, at the Hungarian Embassy in Warsaw, Gábor Lagzi press and cultural attaché told MTI.

Aid to the Church in Need will send about 800 parcels in total, containing stationery, clothes, toys and sweets, to children in Erbil before Christmas. 50 of these packages were put together by Hungarian diplomats, and students from the Department of Hungarian Studies of University of Warsaw.

The Pope’s aid organization will deliver some 800 packages of school equipment, clothes, toys and sweets to Erbil. Within this, 50 packages came from the collection of Hungarian diplomats working in Warsaw and Krakow and students from the Hungarian Department of Warsaw.

Aid to the Church in Need is one of the important partners of the humanitarian programs of the Polish government in the Middle East, through the organization Warsaw was also involved in the renovation of Syrian hospitals.

via MTI, Hungary Matters

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