The Peace and Prosperity Trust History
This charity has been spawned from an idea originally conceived by Mr. Rajai Khouri in 1991 and was developed with the active support of H.R.H. Princess Dina of Jordan , Mrs. Barbel Abela, Dr. David Sambar, Mrs. Leila Tannous, Sir Peter Wakefield, HE Kamal Khoury, Mr. George Asseily, Mr. Dennis O’Neill , Ms Tina Ruta , Mr Matthew Epstein, Mrs. Leila Buheiry, Mr. Antoine Mattar, Mr Alan Sievewright, Ms Diane Atherton and Mr. Simon Clitherow.
The Trust was officially established in 1994. The original message of the Trust was; “Through the universal language of Music, Opera and the performing art, The Peace & Prosperity Trust seeks to raise funds for charities in the Levant countries. We aim to integrate artists of international renown along with new young talent”.
In March 2009 HRH Princess Alia Al Hussein of Jordan became the honorary chairman of the Board of Trustees.
In early 2010, H.R.H The Duke of Gloucester became the first Royal patron of the Trust.