14 metric tons of medical and food supplies were sent to Pakistan by the UAE. This is part of UAE’s commitment in helping other countries in need. So far, the country has sent over 320 metric tons of aid to over 30 countries. The assistance given has supported over 320,000 medical professional recipients.
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The supplies were sent on April 28, 2020 to Pakistan to support the country’s efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19.
Approximately over 7000 medical workers will receive the assistance packages as they combat the virus.
Hamad Obaid Ibrahim Salem Al Zaabi, UAE Ambassador to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, said: “As part of the bilateral cooperation that has underpinned the brotherly relations between our two countries for decades, the UAE is proud to extend assistance to Pakistan in furtherance of global solidarity in the fight against COVID-19.”
“Through this aid, we honor the frontline healthcare workers in Pakistan and around the world who are working tirelessly to put an end to this crisis,” he remarked.
The UAE delivered the first batch of critical medical supplies to Pakistan on April 2. On April 5, the second batch of 11 metric tons of medical supplies provided by the UAE arrived in Islamabad.
Here are some more pictures of the shipment: