UAE’s continious efforts in sending relief goods to other nations

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The UAE has become the nerve centre of global humanitarian response. And it’s by design in a country whose founding fathers were keen to harness their energies to serve human development.

Whether it’s responding to humanitarian needs in trouble spots, or medical emergencies triggered by on-going COVID-19 pandemic, the UAE’s role in providing logistics support, warehousing as well as the country’s practice of generosity shows in the numbers.

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And while the UAE takes aggressive action at home to fight the spread of the COVID-19 (and Emirati doctors are helping fight the pandemic even in the US), the country is also helping other countries respond to the contagion.

In Abu Dhabi, a factory that makes aircraft parts (Strata, located in the desert oasis city of Al Ain) was repurposed to manufacture N95 masks at a rate of up to 90,000 units per day, allowing the UAE to export masks and PPEs to neighbours and far-away countries.

Since the start of the SARS-CoV-2 outbreak, the UAE has delivered critical medical supplies to at least 71 countries.

Moreover, the country made UAE-owned facilities abroad available to local governments, supplied donations to local initiatives, and assisted in the repatriation of foreign nationals.

Last November, UAE announced and allocated Dh35 million in aid to people affected by typhoon Goni in Philippines, UAE provided urgent humanitarian aid to people affected by typhoon Goni in the Philippines.

The decision was taken upon the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and will be monitored by Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler’s Representative in Al Dhafra Region and Chairman of the Emirates Red Crescent (ERC).

Last January UAE to invest $10bn with Indonesia sovereign wealth fund. The UAE said it will invest $10 billion with Indonesia’s sovereign wealth fund as the two countries strengthen commercial ties.

The focus will be on strategic sectors in Indonesia, including infrastructure, roads, ports, tourism, agriculture, and other growth sectors, UAE state news agency WAM reported.

The Indonesia Investment Authority wants to implement strategic projects that support national development, including the development of infrastructure and the construction of the new capital in Kalimantan

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