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Doha, Qatar - Workers from Almuftah Group rescued people from a burning building in Al Wakhra.

The fire broke out in broad daylight where nine employees from Almuftah Sharp Service Centre managed to enter the residential compound from the windows and moved the trapped people, mostly children and ladies, to safety before the Civil Defense team arrived at the site.

The employees, who were of mixed nationalities, where recently handed with award certificates for their heroism by Almuftah Group executives. The special certificates went to Mr. Ibrahim Elsayed, Mr. Ahmed Essam, Mr. Mohamed Hussain, Mr. Mahendran Kandiah, Mr. Suranga Dias, Mr. Chandra Shekar, Mr. Aravind Kumar, Mr. Kadar Khan, and Mr. Hider Ali.

During the awarding of certificates, Mr. Ibrahim Almuftah, Managing Director of Almuftah Group, articulated that “we, first of all, congratulate you for executing such a heroic act, especially where nothing but the loss of life is at stake.” He added that this incident not only showed the humanity in us, but also the outstanding values that are being shared in our company.”

The handing of certificates was headed by Mr. Rami Yarvas, HR Manager of Almuftah Group, who also shared that “as we look up to your courageous act of kindness, please receive your awards as a token of appreciation from Almuftah Group.” Also present at the awards where Mr. V.K. Chaudry, Finance Controller, Mr. Rajendra Nadkarni, Senior Division Manager, Mr. Basel Srour, Division Manager, Mr. Hani Musbah, Administration Manager, Mohamad Khalifa, Personnel Manager, and Mr. Mohammad Ibrahim, Technical and Services Manager.