UAE provides 1087 tons of medical aid to 73 countries
The latest report issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation revealed that the number of countries benefiting from humanitarian assistance provided by the UAE to combat the “COVID-19” virus has risen to 73 countries, as the UAE provided 1087 tons of various medical aid assistance, and one million people benefited from medical care workers around the world.
The number of flights carried out by national carriers to deliver Emirati aid to the countries of the world reached 109 flights, to provide medical aid assistance that supported the first defence lines while facing the emerging Coronavirus.
UAE global efforts in the treatment of “Corona”
The report stated that the assistance provided by the UAE included vital medical supplies, including face masks, gloves and artificial respirators, test units and examination equipment, protection and prevention equipment, the setting up of field hospitals to treat people living with the virus, as well as food aid, and the evacuation of nationals of countries to return to their home countries.
The report sheds light on the meetings and consultations conducted by the UAE with various countries, to discuss bilateral cooperation in the light of the challenges facing the world, due to the spread of the “COVID-19” epidemic, and to enhance joint efforts in confronting the virus.
UAE Medical aid Provision
The UAE sent 22 tons of medical aid supplies to the occupied Palestinian territories to enhance its efforts to contain the epidemic, as the report emphasized that this initiative comes in line with the United Nations response plan to limit the spread of the epidemic in the occupied Palestinian territories and is part of the UAE’s long-term commitment to the Palestinian people, And to help contain the health, social and economic impacts of COVID-19, and this assistance is part of the UAE’s commitment to the continued support of the Palestinian people.
He pointed out that the UAE, which is one of the largest donors to UNRWA, contributed more than 828.2 million US dollars in the period from 2013 to April 2020, to finance various sectors in the occupied Palestinian territories.
The UAE medical aid to different countries
Over the past two weeks, Emirati planes carrying medical aid supplies to fight the Coronavirus have arrived in Mexico, Kazakhstan, Uruguay, Brazil and Peru.
UAE diplomatic approach
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation stated that since the beginning of the outbreak of the new Coronavirus around the world, the diplomatic approach that the country has always adopted, through cooperation with all countries of the world, and a helping hand to the societies that need support and assistance, has been established within the consolidation and consolidation of international multilateral cooperation. In light of the exceptional circumstances, the world is going through today.