Scout values for life
The ceremony of signing the cooperation agreement between the Arab Scout Organization - Arab Scout Region, Misr El Kheir Foundation and Ajyal Misr Foundation, was held yesterday. The ceremony was honored by the presence of Sheikh Dr. Ali Jomaa, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Misr El Kheir Foundation. Mr. Amr Hamdy, Secretary-General of the Arab Scout Organization and the Regional Director and Dr. Mohamed Refa’e, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Ajyal Misr Foundation attended the event.
Mr. Amr Hamdy thanked Misr El Kheir Foundation and Ajyal Misr Foundation for their support for scouting work at the global, Arab and national levels. He conveyed the greetings of Mr. Ahmad Al Hendawi, Secretary-General of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM). He illustrated that cooperation with partners is based on the integration between the Scout Law and the values to be spread in society, such as mercy, justice and equality through the program «values and life ».
Dr. Mohamed Refa’e, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Ajyal Misr Foundation, added that « values and life » project is based on reviving social values that societies need to achieve a better life. He also said that the Ministries of Youth and Sports, Solidarity, Local Development and Communications all work with us to achieve our objective. « Now is the suitable time to spread the project on a regional scale through the cooperation with the deep-rooted educational organization which is the Arab Scout Organization, » continued Dr. Mohamed. « We will work together to integrate « values and life » into the Scout curricula and in all educational programs, not only in Egypt, but also along the whole Arab world » emphasized Dr. Refa’e.
« We are working to promote goodness and prosperity on earth and benefit people, by applying what we have learned to spread cooperation, mercy and seriousness », Dr. Ali Jomaa confirmed, while applauding the role of the Scout Movement in spreading values, principles and commitment. He also praised the Arab Scout Organization for its vision on evaluating cooperation with civil society, the government and media. Dr. Ali Jomaa concluded his speech by saying that everyone in this cooperation applied the words of Allah « Help ye one another in righteousness and piety ».
It is worth mentioning that Dr. Ali Jomaa was a member of the Scout Movement when he was a young people until he reached the position of a scout unit leader.