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Mar 28, 2017

Hungarian government donates 3 million euros to helping Christians in Middle East

Donations will be allocated to rebuild homes in Iraq, and used to support the humanitarian work carried out by Catholic and Orthodox Christian charities in Lebanon

The Hungarian government has donated more than one billion HUF (3.2m EUR) to help Christian communities in the Middle East.

According to Monday’s official Hungarian Gazette (Magyar Közlöny), the donations are aimed at assisting Christians to stay in their homelands.

MTI states that the assistance will also cover families of other persecuted religions or ethnicity..

Concerning details of the donation, the decree said that 580 million HUF would be allocated to rebuild homes in Iraq, and 620 million HUF would be used to support the humanitarian work carried out by Catholic and Orthodox Christian charities in Lebanon.