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UAE sends food aid to Malawi

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The United Arab Emirates has sent a plane carrying 46 tonnes of food supplies to Malawi, as part of the UAE’s ongoing assistance to friendly countries.

It supports Malawi’s efforts to meet children’s  food and nutritional needs in a number of villages and regions in the African nation.

“Sending essential food supplies to the friendly Republic of Malawi is an embodiment of the good relations between the two countries,” said Khalifa Abdulrahman Mohamed Almarzooqi, the UAE’s non-resident ambassador to Malawi.

He underlined the UAE’s commitment to a humanitarian approach supporting emergency relief for countries in need, especially those suffering from natural disasters, including floods, droughts and hurricanes.

Almarzooqi said 5 tonnes of medical supplies were also sent to address the COVID-19 pandemic, and help medical teams.

Over the past 10 years, the UAE’s sent relief supplies to Malawi amounting to AED 85.3 million, covering several key sectors, including transport, social services, food, education, water, health and other sectors.

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