Al-Walid Bin Talal donates half a million for CAIR campaign in the USA
Saudi Arabia-USA, Local, 11/19/2002
The office of the Saudi prince al-Walid Bin Talal announced in a statement it issued yesterday that it offer a donation of USD half a million to finance a campaign organized by the Council of the Arab- Islamic relations CAIR in the USA in order to defend Islam in the American society.
The statement added that the donation which was handed to the council's director general Nuhad Awad, currently visiting Saudi Arabia, will be dedicated to buy 3,000 collections of educational and cultural books about Islam that will be circulated on 3,000 public American libraries. Each collection is composed of 14 books, two aido-visual material.
The contribution also includes financing a media campaign in the American media at an average of one publication per week for a period of 52 weeks, dedicated to brief on the life activity of Prophet Muhammad.
CAIR is currently holding a campaign to provide 16,000 public libraries in the USA with books about Islam and Muslims aiming at having access to the open- educated class in the American society.
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