Kuwaiti relief plane loaded with 40 tons of aid for Ukrainian refugees

Kuwait City, April 19: The Kuwaiti Red Crescent Society announced the departure of a relief plane from Abdullah Al-Mubarak Air Base today, Tuesday, with 40 tons of medical and food items and wheelchairs on board, to Bucharest Airport in Romania, to be delivered to Ukrainian refugees.

Deputy Chairman of the Society’s Board of Directors, Anwar Al-Hasawi, said that based on the lofty directives of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, a relief plane loaded with medical and food supplies and humanitarian needs provided by the Kuwaiti government took off today to Bucharest Airport in Romania to deliver them to the Ukrainian people who are facing difficult living conditions. As a result of the current humanitarian crisis, in coordination with the Kuwaiti Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Defense.

Al-Hasawi stressed the association’s keenness to participate in the humanitarian efforts undertaken by Kuwait in light of the directives of His Highness the Emir of the country to provide support and assistance to Ukrainian refugees in Ukraine’s neighboring countries, noting that this relief plane is the second provided by Kuwait.

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He stated that there is full coordination with the Kuwaiti Embassy in Romania and the Romanian Red Cross to deliver aid to Ukrainian refugees, praising all efforts to make the mission of the Kuwaiti Red Crescent a success at all levels. [Read Also: 3 beggars were arrested and 26 residency violators were arrested]

He said Kuwait has always been at the forefront of countries providing humanitarian and development aid, stressing that the humanitarian responsibility requires redoubling efforts to provide more support for the relief of the afflicted and those affected by the existing crises in the world.

For his part, the Ambassador of the Republic of Romania to Kuwait, Majoril Ioan Stanscu, expressed his deep thanks to the State of Kuwait for its humanitarian role in helping Ukrainian refugees in Romania, stressing Kuwait’s leading role in humanitarian work and its remarkable contributions in providing support to countries and peoples affected by disasters and crises.

Stanisko added that the continuous humanitarian support provided by Kuwait through the Kuwait Red Crescent Society to the Ukrainian people embodies the concept of humanity in providing relief to afflicted peoples.

It is noteworthy that the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, launched an official appeal for funding for the United Nations humanitarian operations in Ukraine, and United Nations reports indicate that this funding is urgent to help and support thousands of people who suffer from a lack of access to humanitarian services.

Adil Khan

Adil Khan writes about Kuwait National News for Mykuwaits, out of Kuwait. Adil Khan is a senior reporter for Mykuwaits.com and has frequently written about the latest developments in the State of Kuwait. Adil Khan is available on Facebook at the below link, Please send in your leads and tips.
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