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14:56, 25 February 2018 Sunday
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Turkish aid group helps orphans in Albania
Turkish aid group helps orphans in Albania

IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation helps distribute financial aid to nearly 2,000 orphans in capital Tirana

World Bulletin / News Desk

Turkish humanitarian aid group IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation along with the Albanian Alternative Foundation of the Future (ALSAR) donated money to about 2,000 orphans at an event in the Albanian capital on Saturday.

The event was thus attended by about 2,000 orphans as well as by IHH Vice President Osman Atalay, representatives from Turkey's Embassy in Tirana and the municipality.

Speaking at the event, Undersecretary of Turkey's Embassy in Tirana, Gul Sarigul said relations between Turkey and Albania were excellent, stressing the importance of family values, common to both countries.

President of ALSAR Foundation Mehdi Gurra said more orphans would be helped in later years.

ALSAR Foundation was founded in 2006 and their first such event was organized in 2008 to help orphans. They began by helping 35 orphans and this some 3,141 have received aid.

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