UAE sends medical aid to Albania in fight against COVID-19

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The UAE has sent an aid plane with seven metric tonnes of medical supplies to Albania.

It will benefit around 7,000 medical professionals as they work to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.

"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," said Mohamed Meer Alraeesi, UAE Ambassador to the Hellenic Republic and Non-Resident Ambassador to the Republic of Albania.

"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."

To date, the UAE has sent over 556 metric tonnes of aid to 49 countries that benefitted more than 556,000 medical professionals.

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