UAE's 4,000 tonnes of relief aid for Gaza arrives in Al Arish


A UAE aid ship carrying 4,016 tonnes of humanitarian supplies arrived in Al Arish City in preparation for its entry to Gaza, as part of the “Gallant Knight 3” operation.

The ship, which departed from the port of Fujairah, carried 3,465 tonnes of food supplies, 420 tonnes of shelter materials, as well as 131 tonnes of medical aid that was provided by the Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation and the Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation, in addition to the Emirates Red Crescent.

Sultan Mohammed Al Shamsi, Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation for International Development Affairs said the UAE was one of the first countries to provide humanitarian aid to the people of Gaza, within its commitment to support the Palestinian people.

Up until December 15, the UAE has sent more than 7,523 tonnes of aid via 111 aircraft and more than 63 trucks under Operation “Gallant Knight 3”. As many as 111 aircraft.

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