Charity organisations are working round the clock to provide healthy and protein-rich Iftar meals to people fasting with special focus on low-income workers during the holy month of Ramadan.
A massive, fully air-conditioned Iftar tent is set up at Ain Khalid behind Doha Bank on Salwa Road to offer Iftar meals to hundreds of fasting people. Works are in advanced stage to set up another big Iftar tent with a capacity of catering thousands of fasting people on daily basis at Labor City-Asian Town beside Grand Mall.
Motorists at major intersections and many labour camps in the Industrial Area will also receive these Iftar meals on daily basis throughout the holy month of Ramadan, charity officials told said.
“We have planned to distribute 36,000 Iftar meals at the rate of 1,200 meals in a day at six intersections on crowded roads of Doha,” an official from Sheikh Thani bin Abdullah Foundation for Humanitarian Services (RAF), said. The busy intersections that will witness the distribution of Iftar meals are Al Matar (Airport), Al Bida, Jaliah, Ramada, Amn Al Asma (Capital Police) and Sports Roundabout, the official added.
“Under a separate programme for offering Iftar meals to fasting people we have started setting up Iftar tents across the country,” said RAF official.
Iftar venues will be available at Al Matar (Airport) behind Family Food Center (FFC), Abdurrahman bin Jassim School in Wakra besides Mosque No. 728, Al Thumama besides Mosque No. 1130, New Al Rayan (Eid Prayer Ground), Muaither on Commercial Street (before Umm Al Dawm roundabout), Husain Al Ahbabi, Industrial Area near Industrial Area roundabout besides Doha Bank, Industrial Area besides Al Maha Academy, Al Kaban near Commercial Shops, Al Khor, Al Zabara, Umm Salal Mohamad, Al Aziziya (Eid Prayer Ground) and near Mosque No. 1230 behind Al Isra School.
Other places selected for setting up Iftar tents are Mihairija besides Mosque Rawdat bint Mishal Al Atiya No. 1156, Al Gharrafa besides the Majlis of Sheikh Thani bin Abdullah, Al Mamoura near Al Khibra Driving School and Ramez Shopping Complex, Abu Hamour behind Regency Naija Signal near Mosque No. 820, Msheireb, Ain Khalid behind Safari Hypermarket, Muaither North, Al Nasiriya, Bin Umran near Mosque No. 233, Education City (Mosque of Education City) and Al Gharrafa.