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Salou, solidarity and cultural capital

Salou. Costa Dorada. Salou will be this coming Saturday, the center of the solidarity of Catalonia. The council will host the Second Meeting Multicultural Diversity organized by the Coordinating Bodies of Tarragona and this year will help raise funds for Pakistan. This Asian country is immersed in chaos due to torrential rains and rising main rivers that cross it. The situation is totally unsustainable and therefore, the Catalan Pakistani community, represented in the Coordinating Entities, mounted in a tent meeting to be held in the Plaza of Salou where communities collect medicine, food and money intended to be integrally involved.   Khalid Mahamood, Chairman of Pakistan People of Catalonia and Head of Asia Department of CECT, said that "because these floods are considered the most important in the history of Pakistan and even more serious the Asian tsunami or the earthquake in 2005. There are 30 million square kilometers of the country flooded, more than 20 million affected, according to official data that we have received today, more than 60 million Pakistani children are at risk of diseases that can lead to death within days or weeks. We need the solidarity of the Catalan people more than ever. "   Maria Josepha Loos, representing the City of Salou, wished that "Salou is always a town hospital. There are residents or vacationers more than a hundred different nationalities and this allows us to better understand the concept of multiculturalism and, above all, solidarity. "   The Second Conference for Multicultural Diversity in Salou, organized by CECT and with the support of the City of Salou, there will be 25 stands where you can enjoy delicacies and learn the craft and traditions of twenty groups of participating countries. There will also be a tent itself and the Coordinator of the Pakistani community where you can make contributions to either medicine or economics. Angel Juarez, President of the Coordinating Bodies of the Tarragona region, considered "the benchmark that we have to overcome is the first edition last year. There they spent more than 15,000 people this year and we exceeded that figure. It is a unique opportunity to discover the reality of many countries will be represented there, listening to good music and above all solidarity. "   From 11 am tents will be open to the public and there will be music all day, including one in the morning. The inauguration is at half past eight in the evening, 19.30, and will be attended, among others, Pere Granados, Mayor of Salou, Angel Juarez, President of the CECT and Khalid Mahamood, Chairman of the Pakistan People Catalonia. Is the act casteller Global Salou, formed by people from 17 different countries.   From 21.00 to reach the musical performances will have as main protagonists in the French singers like Jose and Lorena, winner of Operación Triunfo in the 2006 edition.  

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