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UAE announces $ 300 million in aid for displaced Syrians

UAE announces $ 300 million in aid for displaced Syrians
2013-01-30 14:41:34

WAM Kuwait, Jan 30th, 2013 (WAM) — UAE has announced $ 300 million as financial aid to support the humanitarian situation in Syria.

His Highness Gen. Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, who is leading the UAE delegation made this announcement at the International Donors Conference for Syria, which opened today in Kuwait by H.H. Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah the Amir of Kuwait to support the humanitarian situation.

Sheikh Mohammed said: “The UAE as per directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan initiated humanitarian work since the beginning of the events in Syria, to fulfill its responsibilities in providing relief to the Syrian refugees in neighboring countries.” HH/PH –More — WAM/HH/AM