UAE special plane carrying relief goods, medicines arrives in Pakistan

A second consignment of relief goods and medicines from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) arrived in Islamabad on Sunday (today).

UAE Ambassador to Pakistan Hamad Obaid Ibrahim Al-Zabi said the second shipment of relief goods reached Pakistan this morning.

The special plane, sent by the UAE government, was carrying 11 tonnes of medical aid for Pakistan.

“We renew our commitment to stand with the world in the face of extraordinary circumstances and challenges,” Al-Zabi said.

Late last month, Chinese billionaire Jack Ma’s Foundation and Alibaba Foundation sent a cargo plane carrying medical equipment to Pakistan.

he shipment is part of the donation of medical supplies to 10 Asian countries announced on March 21, an official statement said.

Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah arrived at Jinnah International Airport to receive the donations, which consisted of 500,000 masks, including N95 masks, and 50,000 coronavirus test kits.

“These masks and kits will be distributed all over the country,” the chief minister said.

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