Abu Dhabi: The UAE despatched two aid planes carrying a complete of 14 tonnes of medical provides and testing kits to Argentina and Paraguay to assist efforts to curb the unfold of COVID-19.
The aid will help round 14,000 medical professionals as they work to include coronavirus in each international locations.
Hussain Ali bin Hilal Alnaqbi, Charge d’Affairs of the UAE (*14*) in Buenos Aires, mentioned: “The UAE and Argentina are linked by strong ties, and the leadership of our two countries are keen to strengthen these relations and develop joint cooperation in various fields.”
Alnaqbi added: “Today’s aid to Argentina comes against the backdrop of the UAE’s concerted efforts to extend a hand of assistance to friendly countries in support of their efforts to fight COVID-19. The UAE hopes that such aid will contribute to strengthening the capabilities of healthcare professionals in Argentina while providing the necessary protection as they combat the virus.”
To date, the UAE has responded to the COVID-19 disaster by offering over 1,392 tonnes of aid to 118 international locations, supporting greater than 1.3 million medical professionals within the course of.