6 February, 2020
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Kuwait: Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed’s donation to Covid-19 fund
Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah has made a KD5m ($16m) donation to a recently launched fund to mitigate the damage done by the spread of the Covid-19 in his country. The donation, announced on 2 April by Emiri Diwan affairs minister Sheikh Ali Jarrah Al-Sabah, was made on behalf of the wider Al-Sabah family. Similar health endowment funds have been set up elsewhere around the Gulf, including Oman and Saudi Arabia.