The General Directorate of Endowments at the Ministry of Endowments and Islamic Affairs (Awqaf) will give financial support of QR979,375 to Qatar Diabetes Association (QDA).
This was announced at a press conference by the director general of the General Directorate of Awqaf Dr Sheikh Khalid bin Mohamed al-Thani.
"There is a close relationship between the two sides," the official said. The amount, according to an official Awqaf statement, was allocated with the support of Waqf bank for healthcare.
While QR465,375 has been allocated to provide devices to check blood glucose levels, QR514,000 will be spent on insulin pumps that serve children with diabetes. The Awqaf supports QDA annually by allocating endowment funds.
QDA executive director Dr Abdullah al-Hamaq thanked the endowment initiative, citing the a remarkable growth in the relationship between the two sides.
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