Coronavirus: UAE sends medical aid to Guinea and Kenya
The UAE has provided over more than 442 tons of aid to 39 countries. On Tuesday, The UAE sent an aid plane containing seven metric tons of medical supplies to Guinea to strengthen the country’s effort in combating the spread of covid-19.
This aid is expected to assist approximately 7,000 medical professionals in combating the covid-19.
On the speech concerning the UAE medical aid delivery, Ahmed Nasser Abdul Raheem Al Khaja, UAE Ambassador to Guinea, said: “The provision of medical supplies today by the UAE is a symbol of the hand of assistance that we have extended to the world as part of our foreign aid policy that long predates the outbreak of COVID-19.”
“Aiding Guinea in its fight against COVID-19 is a task that the UAE treats with the utmost seriousness, and it is our firm hope that such assistance will leave a genuine mark on the country’s efforts to curb the virus’ spread,” Al Khaja added.
The UAE also sent an aid plane containing medical supplies to Kenya to also strengthen the country’s efforts to combat the spread of COVID-19 and help thousands of medical professionals as they work to combat the virus.
Khalid Khalifa Al Mualla, UAE Ambassador to the Republic of Kenya, said: “The UAE is actively engaged in strengthening the fight against COVID-19 throughout Africa. Through today’s delivery of aid, the UAE underscores that it stands with Kenya and its neighbours as they work to combat the virus.”
“The UAE leadership affirms that no country is left behind as the world comes together to defeat COVID-19,” he added.