Zeina, the youngest Emirati girl, returns to the homeland
A two-month-old girl trapped in Kuwait because of a coronavirus outbreak was able to meet her father for the first time. Zina Al-Amiri, who is believed to be the youngest Emirati girl seeking to return home, was airlifted to Abu Dhabi earlier this week.
Khalid Abdullah Belhoul, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, stressed the keenness and follow-up of the leadership of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation on the full progress of work to ensure the safety of United Arab Emirates citizens abroad and facilitate the necessary procedures for their evacuation.
He pointed out that there are continuous coordination and cooperation with the National Crisis, Emergency, and Disaster Management Authority, and all concerned parties inside and outside the United Arab Emirates to monitor developments in the situation and to evacuate citizens and their companions safely and safely.
Zeina, the youngest Emirati girl, trapped in Kuwait
In spite of the suspension of commercial flights in the past period to prevent the repercussions of the spread of the Coronavirus, the State Embassy in Kuwait, with close follow-up from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and in continuous coordination of the Ministry’s operations center with the competent authorities, returned the youngest Emirati girl from the State of Kuwait to the homeland by The issuance of an emergency passport for the child, “Zeina”, the daughter of Dr. Abdullah Al-Amiri, who was born in April 2020.
“We extend our sincere thanks and appreciation to the competent authorities in Kuwait for their unlimited and fruitful cooperation with the embassy in order to facilitate the procedures for the return of the child, Zina, youngest Emirati girl, in addition to 33 persons who are citizens of the country and their relatives,” said Saqr Nasser Al Raisi, United Arab Emirates Ambassador to Kuwait.
The beginning was in July 2019, when Dr. Abdullah Al-Amiri went to the United States of America to accept a year of excellence in the Cleveland Hospital Program, leaving his wife and child Zayed in the State of Kuwait with her parents due to the conditions and long hours of work.
He decided to devote his time to work hard until the time of the birth of his child, Zeina so that he could spend as long as possible with his family when he returned to the country.
However, in March 2020, with the onset of the Corona pandemic, the doctor returned to the United Arab Emirates due to the current conditions, joined the first ranks to confront the virus and decided to complete the year of excellence in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.
The youngest Emirati girl, returns to the UAE
In this regard, doctor Abdullah Al-Amiri said: “After a long period of patience and separation that lasted 10 months, thanks to God and the efforts of both the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the United Arab Emirates embassy in Kuwait, all procedures were facilitated to issue an emergency passport for my child Zina, youngest Emirati girl and arranged the trip of my family’s return to the homeland, and I was provided With a certificate to whom it may concern to facilitate the process of obtaining a birth certificate issued from the Emirates so that I can obtain the identification documents from an identity card and passport. ”
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation provides the service of issuing an emergency passport through the United Arab Emirates missions abroad to newborns or in the event of loss, theft, damage, or expiry of the United Arab Emirates passport, which enables the citizens of the country to return to the homeland.