Qatar Charity inaugurated the headquarters of the Somali Disaster Management Agency (SoDMA) in the presence of Dr Abdullah bin Salem Alnuaimi, ambassador of Qatar to Somalia, Mohamuud Moallim, director of SoDMA, and Khalid Abdulla Alyafei, director of the Emergency and Relief Department at Qatar Charity, in addition to other Somali government officials.
Qatar Charity contributed to strengthening the capabilities of SoDMA by furnishing its headquarters, and there are plans to offer technical training courses for SoDMA’s staff in the near future. Qatar Charity has also laid the foundation stone for the construction of a mosque within the headquarters of SoDMA.
Alyafei, expressed his happiness at being in Somalia to participate in the opening of SoDMA’s headquarters. He expressed his hope that the furnishing of the headquarters would contribute to providing a comfortable and suitable working environment for SoDMA’s staff and enhancing its efficiency in responding to natural and humanitarian disasters in Somalia.
Alyafei stated: “Qatar Charity is committed to supporting the Somali people in addressing challenges, including natural disasters and conflicts. We value the strong partnership that connects us with the SoDMA, and we are confident that this partnership will continue and contribute to achieving results that will positively impact the Somali people.”
Mohamuud Moallim, director of SoDMA, praised the continuous support from Qatar Charity to assist the Somali people. He said: “Qatar Charity is a key partner in our efforts to aid Somalis affected by natural disasters and conflicts. It has provided us with invaluable support and helped us improve the lives of millions of people in Somalia.”