President grants AED18.3 mln to fight Ebola

President grants AED18.3 mln to fight Ebola

President grants AED18.3 mln to fight Ebola

(Abu Dhabi) – Under the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the U.A.E. Armed Forces has ordered a grant of AED18.3 million (USD 4.9 Million) to combat Ebola virus in the affected States, which includes Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia in West Africa, in the interest of the country’s leadership to fight infectious diseases and to join international efforts to stop their spread.
The grant comes in response to UN appeal to combat Ebola virus and will be channelized through the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). H.H. Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of International Cooperation and Development (MICAD), who announced the grant, commended the directives of the wise leadership represented by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and the support of His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the U.A.E. Armed Forces and the intensive follow-up of H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, which put the U.A.E. in the ranks of the leading countries in the world to combat serious and infectious diseases that threaten human begins around the globe.
(Courtesy WAM)

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