UAE offered AED16b humanitarian aid in 3 years

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UAE offered AED16b humanitarian aid in 3 years

UAE offered AED16b humanitarian aid in 3 years

(Abu Dhabi) – The United Arab Emirates provided a total of AED 16 billion in humanitarian aid during the period between 2010 and 2012 to become one of the world’s leading aid donors, H.H. Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of International Cooperation and Development (MICAD) & Head of the UAE Committee for the Coordination of Humanitarian Foreign Aid has said.
Sheikha Lubna made the remarks while speaking to over 100 visiting journalists from 45 countries on the behest of the National Media Council as part of the celebrations of the UAE’s 43rd national day anniversary.
She said UAE’s humanitarian and charitable aid covered more than 10 countries, including Jordan, Syria, Palestine, Afghanistan, Yemen, Sudan, Egypt, Morocco and Kazakhstan and noted that most of the aid focused on the areas of healthcare, energy, education and reconstruction.
(Courtesy WAM)