Sat 02-06-2018 16:49 PM
ABU DHABI, 2nd June, 2018 (WAM) — In a gesture to boost their morale, Mohammed Haji Al Khouri, Director-General of the Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation, has visited the injured Yemenis who are receiving treatment in the UAE hospitals after being evacuated from the Socotra Island following cyclone Mekunu.
The Khalifa Foundation is paying the treatment expenses of those injured who were evacuated to the UAE as per the instructions of the leadership.
Accompanied by Sultan Al Humairi, Under-Secretary of the Ministry of Presidential Affairs for Support Service Sector, and Fahad Saeed Al Menhali, Yemeni Ambassador to the UAE, Al Khouri appreciated the UAE leadership’s directives to provide whatever necessary assistance to alleviate the suffering of the Yemeni people as a result of their hard conditions.
The Yemeni Ambassador asserted that the UAE’s inclusive assistance to the inhabitants of Socotra underscores the depth of ties with Emirati brethren. He thanked the leadership and people of the UAE for supporting those injured and affected by the tropical storm.
The beneficiaries paid gratitude to the UAE leadership for taking care of them. They said the UAE has been providing significant humanitarian services to the islanders since years.