His Highness the Amir donates QR50mn
As much as QR89.67mn has been raised through a donation campaign for the Sudan floods victims jointly by Qatar Media Corporation, Qatar Charity and Qatar Red Crescent Society until Friday night, including QR50mn from His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani.
Speaking during a live telecast on Qatar TV, ambassador of Sudan to Qatar Abdulrahman AlSediq Mohamed lauded the campaign and described the support of the people of Qatar for the people of Sudan as something natural and voluntary and pioneered by His Highness the Amir when he gave directions to launch a quick response to the crisis in Sudan.
"Qatar has always been quick to respond to such difficult situations around the world and the government of Sudan highly appreciated this. The people of Qatar and Sudan have strong and deep ties and their leaderships have great co-operation with each other. Qatar has also been playing a key role in enhancing peace, stability and development in Sudan," he added.
A scene of the Sudan floods as telecast by Qatar TV
Commercial Bank, Masraf Al Rayyan, QNB, Al Ahli Bank, the Islamic International, Barwa Bank, Al Jazeera group for health care, and alkhaliji bank were among the entities that donated QR500,000 each.
Among the other major donations were those from: People of Al Wakra - QR600,000; The Sons of Wakra - QR950,000. The total donations stood at QR89,669,812 on Friday night and the campaign is set to go on.