UAE sends medical supplies to the Philippines

The UAE has sent an aid plane carrying seven metric tonnes of medical supplies to the Philippines.

The aid will help about 7,000 Filipino healthcare workers who are working to treat COVID-19 patients and contain the virus. 

To date, the UAE has provided more than 334 metric tonnes of aid to over 32 countries, supporting nearly 334,000 medical professionals in the process.

Hamad Saeed Hamad Obaid Alzaabi, UAE Ambassador to the Philippines, said: "Through the provision of critical medical aid, the UAE affirms its commitment to offering a helping hand to the Philippines. Our two countries share a deep partnership between our governments and peoples, and it is our sincere hope that such assistance enables the Philippines to take the necessary action to defend itself against COVID-19."


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