The United Arab Emirates today sent an aid plane carrying 7 metric tons of medical supplies to Albania.
The aid will assist approximately 7,000 medical professionals as they work to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.
Commenting on the aid delivery, His Excellency Mohamed Meer Alraeesi, UAE Ambassador to the Hellenic Republic and Non-Resident Ambassador to the Republic of Albania, stated:“The UAE and Albania share a history of collaboration on humanitarian initiatives. Through today’s provision of critical assistance to Albania, the UAE reaffirms its proactive stance in extending a hand of assistance to countries battling COVID-19.”
“Protecting frontline healthcare workers and boosting the global fight against the virus are priorities of the UAE, and we commend all countries coming together to overcome the pandemic through solidarity and unity,” His Excellency added.
To date, the UAE has sent over 556 metric tons of aid to 49countries, supporting more than 556,000 medical professionals in the process.
Source: UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs