The Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRIC) received the donation of the State of Qatar towards the construction of the Centre's Headquarters. Mr. Mohamed Ali al-Malki, Chargé d'affaires a.i. of the Embassy of the State of Qatar to the Republic of Turkey, handed the cheque issued by Qatar National Bank.
For the construction of the new SESRIC headquarters, the Republic of Turkey generously donated the land. Following the land donation of the Republic of Turkey, the State of Kuwait donated US$ 1 million and the United Arab Emirates donated US$ 500 thousand for the construction. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will be donating US$ 1.5 million just after the construction of the building begins.