Doha, Qatar – 25 February, 2014:
RasGas Company Limited (RasGas) will host a series of events over the weekend to raise money for charity as a key element of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme. The RasGas charity weekend, hosted for the ninth consecutive year, will start off with a Gala Dinner at the Doha Ritz Carlton on Wednesday, February 26h when more than 350 of the company’s customers, suppliers, vendors and employees will come together to raise funds for deserving charitable causes in Qatar.
British golf star, Tony Jacklin will be the guest of honour at the Gala Dinner and will join 21 other golf professionals in the annual RasGas Pro-Am Golf Tournament at the Doha Golf Club on Thursday, February 27th. The charity weekend will round off with the RasGas Classic Golf Tournament on Saturday, March1st.
“RasGas is very pleased to be able to bring together so many members of our international community for our ninth annual charity weekend. Their collective generosity, year after year, has been a major contributor to Sunduk Al Kheir and is an important element of our CSR programme. This year, we once again look forward to raising a substantial sum to provide support to our wider community in Qatar,” said Hamad Rashid Al Mohannadi, RasGas’ Chief Executive Officer.
Proceeds from this year’s charity weekend will go to the “Sponsor A Student” programme and the Social Development Center through the company’s charity fund, Sunduk Al Kheir. Last year’s charity weekend raised QR1.4 million for the Qatar Paralympic Committee and the Qatar Cultural and Social Centre for the Deaf.
Established in 2010, Sunduk Al Kheir offers practical support through a number of means including the provision of equipment and financial contributions. It also offers RasGas employees an opportunity to support and work with the people of our community.