Dr.Issam Mustafa,chairman and general coordinator of the humanitarian aid convoy “Miles of Smiles 9” said that preparations have already started for organizing the 10th aid convoy under the slogan of “ breaking the sports siege of Gaza.
He affirmed that the convoys of Miles of smiles would not stop until completely lifting the siege on all life sectors of the coastal enclave, the social, the economic, youth and sports.
He added, while meeting with Minister of Youth and Sports of Gaza caretaker government Mohammad Al-Madhoun, that “ Miles of Smiles convoys will continue its pioneering role in the field of health, culture, youth and sports, as well as in other sectors”.
He pointed “ our main objective is to contribute in breaking the Israeli siege imposed on Gaza inhabitants and to draw a smile on faces of Gaza children”.
The new convoy will arrive to Gaza early next April to express solidarity with the Palestinian people through organizing a sports camp for youth with participation of 100 male and female from various nationalities, that includes cultural, sportive, and volunteering activities, beside visiting institutions and clubs.
Dr. Mustafa explained that the sports camp will see the integration of Palestinian youth coming from various parts of Gaza with the youth of the convoy to hold youth twinning that supports cultural and sports activities in besieged Gaza.