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Lebanon blasts: UAE dispatches emergency medical aid

Staff Report/Dubai
Filed on August 6, 2020 | Last updated on August 6, 2020 at 06.27 am
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Thirty tonnes of medical supplies were sent from the International Humanitarian City in Dubai to Lebanon.

The UAE on Wednesday dispatched medical aid to Lebanon following the deadly twin blasts that claimed at least 113 lives.

The assistance, under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, includes medicines and medical supplies, and reflects the UAE's solidarity with Lebanon.

Thirty tonnes of medical supplies were sent from the International Humanitarian City in Dubai to Lebanon.

Reem bint Ebrahim Al Hashimy, Minister of State for International Cooperation, said this swift move reflects the keenness of the UAE's leadership to stand by its brothers in difficult circumstances and help those in need.

She added, "The UAE's commitment to provide various forms of support in such situations underlines our solidarity with all brotherly and friendly countries in time of crises and our desire to take concerted efforts to mitigate challenges. We will work to assess the situation to evaluate what further assistance we can provide."


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