Davao City
December 21, 2021

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte expressed his profound appreciation to His Highness Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani, Amir of Qatar, who expressed sympathy to the victims of Typhoon ‘Odette’ (international name: Rai) that massively devastated Visayas and Mindanao, during their phone call conversation in Davao City.

President Duterte conveyed his gratitude to the Qatar Government for their willingness to extend help to the Philippines by pledging to rebuild communities in the typhoon-stricken areas. He recognized Qatar’s continuous assistance to the country, including the US$450,000 worth of COVID-19 vaccines that would be turned over to the Philippine Government soon.

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