Kuwait's second relief aid plane arrives in Baghdad
(MENAFN- Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) Iraqi Prime Minister Office Director Mahdi Al-Allaq said Thursday that the second Kuwaiti relief-aid plane arrived in Baghdad as part of a humanitarian airlift to help displaced Iraqis.
In a statement to KUNA, Al-Allaq hailed Kuwait's stance and generosity, noting that the supplies will be distributed to refugees in five provinces.
Earlier, Chairman of Kuwait Red Crescent Society Dr. Hilal Al-Sayer said that the plane boarded 20 tons of medicines, adding that the society teams would distribute, next week, 15,000 food parcels to those in need in Iraq.
The society has managed to act rapidly to address the humanitarian conditions in Iraq due to His Highness Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah's donation of USD 200 million to Iraq.
The first plane aid supplies arrived in Baghdad Wednesday with a load of 20 tons of medicines and medical supplies, destined for hospitals in the country.
Up to 200 tons of relief supplies will be sent to Iraq as part of the humanitarian bridge in the coming days. (end) mhg.mb
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