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Sweden Sends 93 Aid Shipments to Ukraine's Energy Sector

Fri 26 Jan 2024 | 02:35 PM
Israa Farhan

Sweden has stepped up its humanitarian efforts by sending 93 shipments of aid to Ukraine's energy sector in response to the widespread Russian military operation.

This support comes as Ukraine grapples with challenges in restoring its energy infrastructure. The assistance includes critical equipment and funding, totaling 25.27 million euros, aimed at helping Ukraine recover from the devastating impacts of the conflict.

In a recent online conference titled "Recovering Ukraine's Energy Sector: Swedish Business Opportunities," Ukrainian Energy Minister Herman Galushchenko expressed gratitude to Sweden for its substantial assistance to Ukraine's energy sector.

The aid package consists of 93 humanitarian shipments, totaling 1,108 tons in weight, including generators, transformers, substation equipment, and other essential materials needed for the repair and rehabilitation of energy facilities damaged during the Russian attacks.

In addition to the physical aid, Sweden has committed 25.27 million euros to the Energy Support Fund in Ukraine.

This financial contribution is aimed at bolstering Ukraine's efforts to rebuild its energy infrastructure and ensure a stable energy supply for its citizens.

Minister Galushchenko emphasized Ukraine's interest in involving Swedish companies in projects aligned with Ukraine's energy strategy. Collaborative efforts between the two nations hold the potential to support Ukraine's energy sector's recovery and development.

Sweden's Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Ukraine, Martin Öberg, reaffirmed Sweden's commitment to supporting Ukraine's recovery and reconstruction efforts in the aftermath of the Russian military operation.