Posted: Sun 2nd Oct 2016

Councillor To Walk The Great Wall Of China For Charity /
This article is old - Published: Sunday, Oct 2nd, 2016

A Cardiff Councillor is donning walking boots and preparing to walk a section of the Great Wall of China in aid of the Lord Mayor’s charity Cancer Research Wales. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Councillor Dilwar Ali and his cousin Mohammed Abdul Salam are planning to walk 22 miles of the UNESCO World Heritage Site next May. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Councillor for Llandaff North, Cllr Dilwar Ali said: “I am very keen to support this very worthwhile charity and think that a trek along one of the Seven Wonders of the World is a great way of both raising money and awareness of the work the charity does on a daily basis. I have already raised just under £2,000 for the walk and I urge everybody to visit my Just Giving page and please give generously to this good cause. Also if any local businesses would like to sponsor me to wear a t-shirt with their logo on it whilst walking along the Great Wall please do get in touch with me.” ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The Rt. Hon. The Lord Mayor of Cardiff, Cllr Monica Walsh said: “I would like to thank Cllr Ali for choosing to support my chosen charity in this way. I wish him and Mohammed all the best for their trek along a section of the wall next May and ask that people please visit his sponsorship webpage and give what they can to this very worthwhile cause.” ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Anyone wishing to make a donation should log onto the following Just Giving page: ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

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