UAE sends third aid plane to Jordan in fight against COVID-19

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The UAE has sent an aid plane carrying 12 tonnes of medical supplies, testing kits and ventilators to Jordan.

The latest relief package will assist nearly 12,000 medical professionals in the fight against COVID-19.

Ahmed Ali Al Balushi, UAE Ambassador to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, said: "The shipment of medical assistance comes within the brotherly relationship between both countries and their peoples, wherein two aid planes carrying 27.4 tonnes of medical supplies were sent to provide support and strengthen the efforts of frontline medical workers as they fight the COVID-19 pandemic."

To date, the UAE has responded to the COVID-19 crisis by providing over 1,604 tonnes of aid to 119 countries in need, supporting more than 1.6 million healthcare professionals in the process.

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