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Port Sudan Airport: Receives Kuwaiti Aid Plane.

Deputy Minister of the Federal Ministry of Health: Kuwait was among the first countries to send us an airlift after the outbreak of the war.

The Federal Ministry of Health received a Kuwaiti aid plane at Port Sudan International Airport today, Tuesday, carrying medical and food aid, ambulances, medical beds, and wheelchairs for patient care. Another plane is expected to arrive tomorrow, Wednesday. Kuwait resumed its airlift to provide assistance to war-affected Sudan, with today’s flight being the 17th to arrive at Port Sudan Airport, carrying approximately 50 tons of medical aid, including medications and food supplies, along with 3 ambulances and medical beds.

The reception of the plane was attended by the Deputy Minister of the Federal Ministry of Health, Dr. Khalil Mohammed Ibrahim, His Excellency the Ambassador of Kuwait to Sudan, Dr. Fahd Al-Zafiri, the Humanitarian Affairs Commissioner, Sadiq Adam, the Secretary-General of the Red Sea State Government, Fathallah Haj Ahmed, a representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the Director of Peace and Humanitarian Affairs Department, Ambassador Abdul Raouf Amer, and the President of the Red Crescent Association, Dr. Khalil Serbel.

In a press statement, the Deputy Minister of the Federal Ministry of Health, Dr. Khalil Mohammed Ibrahim, at Port Sudan Airport today, stated that Kuwait was among the first countries to send us an airlift after the outbreak of the war on April 15th, and now this plane contains medical equipment, ambulances, and food supplies, adding that the need is great.

Dr. Khalil praised the support provided by sisterly countries, especially Kuwait, emphasizing the delivery of medical and humanitarian aid to all those affected in the war-affected states.

For his part, the Ambassador of Kuwait to Sudan, Dr. Fahd Al-Zafiri, stated that the first plane is part of an airlift that Kuwait will carry out to assist the Sudanese people, following the first package provided by Kuwait last year, which included various medications, and another plane will follow tomorrow. He commended the Federal Ministry of Health and Humanitarian Affairs for their close monitoring of the arrival of this assistance.

In the same context, the Acting Humanitarian Affairs Commissioner, Sadiq Adam, praised the significant support provided by sisterly Kuwait, noting that the Humanitarian Aid Commission is keen on delivering and receiving humanitarian aid.

Federal Ministry of Health
Media, Public Relations, and Ceremonies Department
Tuesday, April 23, 2024

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