UAE sends food supplies to the Republic of Indonesia


The UAE has sent a plane containing 48 metric tons of food supplies to the Republic of Indonesia.

The move comes as part of the emirates' humanitarian initiatives to support families in need, amid the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Abdullah Salem Al Dhaheri, UAE Ambassador to the Republic of Indonesia and ASEAN, said, "The UAE and Indonesia are linked by solid ties, which are reflected in the continued exchanges and bilateral visits by the leaders of our two countries," noting that these supplies were sent as part of efforts to enhance bilateral ties."

In April 2020, the UAE had sent a plane containing 20 metric tons of medical supplies to the Southeast Asian country. 

The aid items benefited 20,000 healthcare professionals working to contain the spread of the virus in Indonesia.

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