18.06.2009 - Qatar's support to banks reaches $16.5bln
From Tradearabia.com: Qatar's support package to banks has reached up to 60 billion riyals ($16.49 billion) and has helped avert a liquidity squeeze in the Gulf state, the country's prime minister was quoted as saying. "If we didn't dispense these sums over three phases, the financial crisis could have been bigger," Sheikh Hamad bin Jassem Al-Thani was quoted as saying by Raya newspaper.........Full Article: Source