Commenting on the aid delivery, Saeed Hamdan Al Naqbi, UAE Ambassador to Nepal, said: "The UAE is committed to assisting all countries confronting the COVID-19 pandemic. It is an obligation that we as a country treat with the utmost seriousness, as it is only through cooperation that we may emerge from this crisis united."
Salim Bin Lahej, Head of Health Fund Office at the DHA, said that the authority continued its humanitarian work to aid those in need, despite the COVID-19 pandemic through its "Mosaada” programme, "Save a Heart” initiative, voluntary clinics at Latifa hospital and other initiatives.
The plan includes $4 million for at least 160 national federations to support athletes with expenses for training, competitions and living over the next year.
The UAE continues its relief assistance to the Yemeni people as part of its humanitarian mission to alleviate the stress of the living conditions affecting the local population.
This aid will assist approximately 8,000 medical professionals as they work to contain the virus.
Under the directives of Sheikh Mohammed, the UAE has dispatched emergency medical assistance to Lebanon to help healthcare facilities treat victims of the massive explosions in Beirut.
The UAE has dispatched more aid to Lebanon to help emergency relief efforts in Beirut. The move follows the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai.
The drive will see the distribution of 300 tonnes of basic foodstuff to approximately 42,000 people living in dire conditions.
A global virtual international donor conference to raise urgently needed humanitarian aid for Rohingya refugees will be held on Oct.22, co-hosted by the United States, the European Union, the United Kingdom, and the United Nations.
Kazakhstan was one of the first countries to receive medical assistance from the UAE. In the past six months, four aircraft carrying 54.5 metric tons of medical supplies have been sent to the friendly Republic of Kazakhstan.