The UAE has sent emergency medical assistance to Lebanon to help healthcare facilities treat victims of the explosions in Beirut.
The initiative follows the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.
Thirty tonnes of medical supplies have been sent from the International Humanitarian City in Dubai to Lebanon.
The UAE, represented by the Ministry of Health and Prevention; the World Health Organisation; and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies came together to dispatch the relief items
Her Excellency Reem bint Ebrahim Al Hashimy, Minister of State for International Cooperation, said this swift move reflects the keenness of the UAE’s leadership to stand by its brothers in difficult circumstances and help those in need.