More to come: 3,000 tons of food aid dispatched to Yemen
A vessel carrying 3,000 tonnes of food stuff
left Zayed Port in Abu Dhabi for the Republic of Yemen to ease the suffering of
the brotherly people of Yemen.
The move follows the directives of President His Highness Sheikh
Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al
Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed
Forces, to provide urgent food aid andmedicalassistance to the people of Yemen.
An official source at the Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation
said that the dispatch of the ship complements the air bridge operation through
which 350 tonnes of food stuff has been shipped to Yemen in 11 air trips fromSharjahInternationalAirport to Yemen. He added that the
food items included rice, flour, sugar, dates, oil,tea, salt, tuna, chickpeas, beans and
The source said the foundation had also sent 100 tonnes of food
stuff and medicines to Yemen. –End-