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Posted On: 8 May 2023 09:55 am
Updated On: 8 May 2023 10:45 am

Third Qatari aircraft with 20 tons of food and medical aid arrives in Sudan

Vrinda Abilash
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Third qatari aircraft 20 tons food medical aid sudan

A Qatari aircraft carrying 20 tons of food and medical aid arrived on 7 May 2023 at Port Sudan Airport in the Republic of the Sudan, representing the third airlift flight allocated by the State of Qatar to support those affected by the fighting in Sudan.

The airlift includes development, food, medical and field hospital aid, provided by Qatar Fund for Development, Qatar Red Crescent Society and Qatar Charity.

The aid comes within the framework of the State of Qatar's support for the Sudanese people and its full support for their steadfastness in the face of the current difficult conditions due to the continuation of the fighting.

Evacuation of people holding Qatari residency

In addition, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on 7 May 2023, the evacuation of 79 Qatari residency holders from the Republic of the Sudan via a third Qatari plane that took off from Port Sudan Airport, bringing the total of those evacuated to 308 residents.

The State of Qatar had earlier evacuated Qatari citizens who were in Sudan and 229 holders of Qatari residency. The ministry reiterated Qatar's keenness on security and stability in the Republic of the Sudan.


Source: QNA
Cover image credit: Qatar Fund For Development