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UPDATED: 09:43, September 04, 2005
Qatar donates $100mln for US hurricane relief
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The Emir of Qatar Sheikh HamadBen Khalifa Al Thani decided on Saturday to contribute 100 million US dollars to the victims of the Katrina hurricane in the United States.

The Qatar News Agency quoted a source at the Foreign Ministry as saying that the donation was made in the name of the governmentand people of Qatar.

The source expressed solidarity with the US government and people at the tragic circumstances and offered condolences to the families of the victims.

Qatar "is following up with profound sorrow" the tragic resultsof the Katrina Hurricane, the source added.

Source: Xinhua

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