Bahrain medical relief aid arrives in Sudan
TDT | Manama
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Bahrain’s national carrier Gulf Air’s flight arrived at Port Sudan International Airport with urgent medical relief aid.
The consignment was dispatched in line with the directives of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa and the support of His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister.
The plane was received on arrival at the airport by Bahraini Ambassador to Sudan Abdullah Rabia Saeed Rabia and senior Sudanese officials. The Ambassador affirmed Bahrain’s inherent approach in supporting brotherly and friendly countries to overcome different challenges.
The aid consignment reflects brotherly ties binding the two countries and peoples. Ambassador Rabia noted that the urgent medical relief aid will be distributed on hospitals to make up for the shortage of medical equipment and support the Sudanese people to overcome the crisis.
Humanitarian and medical efforts
This initiative, which is part of the Kingdom’s contribution to the humanitarian and medical efforts in Sudan, reflects Bahrain’s commitment to standing by the Sudanese people in the face of the difficulties caused by internal crisis.
It also confirms the strong ties that bind the two countries and peoples. Ambassador Dr. Mohammad Ali Bahzad, the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for Consular and Administrative Affairs, said that this urgent aid comes as an extension of the Kingdom’s efforts in assisting affected countries and peoples in various circumstances.
He added that this shipment carries medical and first aid materials, supplies and necessary medical devices that will be distributed to hospitals in Sudan, expressing hope that it will contribute to treating injuries and emergency surgeries as a result of the current crisis. The airplane will also evacuate Bahraini citizens and residents upon its return from Port Sudan International Airport to Bahrain.