Khalil Dale Wins 2013 Robert Burns Humanitarian Award

That the Parliament welcomes the news that Khalil Dale, a Red Cross worker from Dumfries, has posthumously been awarded the 2013 Robert Burns Humanitarian Award;

notes that the award recognises individuals or groups who have “saved, improved or enriched the lives of others or society as a whole, through personal self-sacrifice, selfless service or ‘hands-on’ charitable work”; recognises Mr Dale’s 30 years of dedicated charity work in Kenya, Afghanistan, Ethiopia, Iraq, Sudan, Somalia and finally Pakistan, and notes that his family has donated the £1,800 that accompanies the award to the Khalil Dale Memorial Fund.

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