The UAE has sent an aid plane carrying five metric tonnes of medical supplies to Uzbekistan to help the country’s fight against COVID-19.
The aid will assist about 5,000 healthcare professionals working to combat the virus.
It’s the second batch of medical supplies that the UAE has sent to the central Asian country. The first one was sent in the last week of March.
Saeed Mattar Al Qamzi, UAE Ambassador to Uzbekistan, remarked: "The UAE is pleased today to deliver the second shipment of medical supplies to aid our partners in Uzbekistan in strengthening their fight against COVID-19."
"The UAE stands with all countries working with determination and bravery to bring an end to this pandemic," Al Qamzi added.
To date, the emirates haveprovided more than 442 metric tonnes of aid to over 39 countries, supporting nearly 442,000 medical professionals in the process.