Meeting the Director of Sayed Hakim’s Syrian office
While in Beirut, the delegation met the director of Sayed Hakim’s office in Syria. There, they were informed about the process of how aid is provided to refugees and displaced families from Syria. The organisation has a list of registered families who they then provide food items, food vouchers, household items and clothing to. They currently sponsor 12,057 families across Syria. In addition to this, they sponsor mass marriage ceremonies as well.
Meeting the Director of Sayed Hakim’s Beirut office
Sayed Haider Hakim, the director of Sayed Hakim’s office in Beirut met with the delegation and told them about their activities. They do a variety of work for those in need including supporting families in Ramadan, renovating mosques in Lebanon, running tableegh programmes, providing food items and vouchers to those in need and offering medical help to those who can’t afford any.
Shaykh Halim Bahbahani
The final stop during their visit in Beirut was to meet with Shaykh Halim Bahbahani who is the head of Agha Sistani’s Syrian office. He told them about the work they do, specifically with internally displaced people in Syria. They offer food and other necessary supplies to many people in Zainabiyya and Aleppo. He spoke about the challenges they face, including finding vacant buildings and hotels in which to house them.