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Indian Expat donates over US $1,328,000 for earthquake-hit Turkey and Syria

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Turkey and Syria on February 6, 2023, that killed over 37,000 people.

Founder and chairman of Burjeel Holdings Shamsheer Vayalil and devastation caused by the earthquake in Turkey and Syria. Image Wikimedia, Twitter

A UAE-based businessman from Kerala Dr Shamsheer Vayalil has donated over US $1,328,000 as aid for earthquake-hit Turkey and Syria.

Vayalil, the founder and chairman of Burjeel Holdings, has handed over the money to the Emirates Red Crescent which is involved in the relief efforts. As per reports, the amount will be used to provide medical and other supplies while relocating displaced individuals in the region.

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