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The Emir of Qatar grants 60 million US dollars to the least developed countries


Mar 9, 2023

DOHA March 9th (ABP) – The Emir of Qatar, Mr. Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani gave, on Sunday March 5, 2023, a financial contribution of 60 million US dollars, including 10 million for the support of the implementation of the activities of the Doha Agenda for the Least Developed Countries, and 50 million which will be allocated to support the expected results of the Doha Agenda and to enhance the resilience potential of the least developed countries (LDCs). It was on the occasion of the launch of the work of the fifth United Nations conference on (LDCs).

To do this, the Emir of Qatar makes a strong appeal to other rich countries to follow suit: “I invite development partners to follow Qatar’s example and take the initiative to support the implementation of the Doha program of action as part of our humanitarian and development duty towards the populations of the least developed countries”, he insisted.

In addition, he addressed many issues concerning the least developed countries, such as support for Turkey and Syria affected by the earthquake, the importance of international human solidarity, the support to poverty-stricken countries and other global challenges such as food security, climate change and the energy crisis.