In line with the directives of the UAE President, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the UAE's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has announced a $5 million contribution to support the United Nations' humanitarian and reconstruction efforts in Gaza.
This announcement was made by the UAE's official news agency on Saturday.
Minister Abdullah bin Zayed affirmed the country's commitment to supporting humanitarian operations conducted by the United Nations in Gaza and backing Sigrid Kaag in her endeavors to alleviate the suffering of Gaza's residents and enhance the urgent humanitarian response to their needs.
On Thursday, Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan met with Sigrid Kaag during her visit to the UAE.
They discussed the escalating humanitarian crisis in Gaza resulting from the recent conflict and explored ways to swiftly and effectively address its consequences, aiming to alleviate the plight of civilians and meet their needs.
In this context, it was emphasized that an immediate, intensive, and secure cessation of hostilities is crucial.
It is essential to ensure the swift and unobstructed delivery of humanitarian, relief, and medical aid to our Palestinian brethren in Gaza.
The goal is to prevent further loss of life and avoid exacerbating the situation in the occupied Palestinian territories.