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Expatriates in Qatar get food coupons as Eid Al Adha gift amid COVID-19 hardships
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Expatriates in Qatar get food coupons as Eid Al Adha gift amid COVID-19 hardships

Santhosh Chandran 
Lusail
As a humanitarian service on Eid Al Adha amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Interior, the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs in association with the Qatar Charity, have distributed food coupons to those in need. 
Representing different expatriate communities including those from India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Nigeria and Indonesia, more than 50 socio cultural organisations received the coupons at an event held at the headquarters of the Qatar Charity in Lusail on Friday.
The food coupons can be redeemed at Al Meera branches in Qatar.
Head of Awareness Guidance and Labour at MADLSA Ali Salh al Khalaf said, “Qatar values the contribution of expatriate communities and is always committed to support them.”
Head of Programme at Qatar Charity Farid Khalid Seddighi said the initiative of distributing food stuff would be of help a large number of expatriates during the tough time brought by the pandemic.
The event was organised under the title “Our Eid is One”, an initiative on the occasion of Eid Al Adha. It was attended by MoI and MADLSA officials.

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