Fujairah: A UAE aid ship, bound for the city of Al-Arish, Egypt, set sail from Fujairah on Saturday, carrying 4,016 tonnes of humanitarian aid supplies, in preparation for the shipment’s entry into the Strip. Gaza, as part of the “Galant Knight” program. 3”, launched under the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan to support the Palestinian people in the Gaza Strip.
The ship, which departed from the port of Fujairah, is carrying 3,465 tons of food, 420 tons of shelter materials, as well as 131 tons of medical aid, provided by the Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation, the Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Foundation. Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation and the Emirates Red Crescent.
On November 5, Sheikh Mohamed ordered the Joint Operations Command of the Ministry of Defense to begin the humanitarian operation ‘Gallant Knight 3’ to support the Palestinian people, in cooperation with the country’s humanitarian organizations.
During the period ending November 30, UAE aid provided to the Palestinian people amounted to more than 2,681 tons, and the number of aircraft sent as part of the UAE airlift was 92.
The UAE’s commitment reflects its solidarity with the Palestinian people, backed by a long history of aid and humanitarian work through which the UAE provided all possible forms of support.