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Posted On: 15 May 2023 09:47 am
Updated On: 15 May 2023 10:17 am

Qatari airplane carrying 30 tons of aid arrives in Sudan; new group of people evacuated

Vrinda Abilash
Vrinda Abilash
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Qatari airplane 30 tons aid sudan people evacuated

A Qatari airplane carrying 30 tons of food assistance, provided by Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) and Qatar Charity (QC), arrived Sunday at Port Sudan Airport in Sudan on 14 May 2023.

This assistance comes within the framework of the support offered by the State of Qatar to the fraternal people of Sudan and its full support for their steadfastness in facing the difficult conditions they live in due to the continuation of fighting.

Meanwhile, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on 14 May 2023 the evacuation of 240 persons, holders of Qatari residency, from Sudan by a Qatari aeroplane that took off from the Port Sudan Airport, bringing the total number of evacuated persons to 819 residents.

Earlier, the State of Qatar evacuated several Qatari citizens and 579 persons, holders of Qatari residency. The ministry reiterated the State of Qatar's keenness on security and stability Sudan.

Source: QNA
Cover image credit: MOFA