UAE provides support to Rohingya Refugees

Tue 23-01-2018 12:15 PM

DHAKA, Bangladesh, 23rd January, 2018 (WAM) — The United Arab Emirates has provided support to the Malaysian-Saudi-Emirati Field Hospital in Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh, in line with the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

Saeed Al Khumairi, head of the UAE delegation, told the Emirates News Agency, WAM, that “This support – of medical equipment that arrived yesterday in the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka – comes on the occasion of the “Year of Zayed 2018″ and in the context of the humanitarian efforts undertaken by the UAE to assist the Rohingya refugees,”

The plane, which arrived yesterday at Dhaka airport, was received by Abdullah Khamis Al Shamsi, Charge d’Affaires of the UAE Embassy in Bangladesh, along with a number of officials from Malaysia and Bangladesh.

The plane carries medicines, equipment and other medical supplies to support the deteriorating humanitarian situation of the Rohingya refugees in the Cox’s Bazar region who have fled to escape the violence in neighbouring Myanmar and to provide them with the necessary health care and treatment.

WAM/Esraa Ismail

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