UAE sends 300,000 Covid-19 vaccine doses to Comoros

SourceGulf Business
SectorHealthcare
CountryUAE

The UAE has dispatched an aircraft carrying 9 metric tonnes of medical supplies and 300,000 doses of the Covid-19 vaccine to the Union of the Comoros. The aircraft was received at the airport of the Comorian capital, Moroni, by Azali Assoumani, President of the Union of the Comoros, and Saeed Al Maqbali, UAE Ambassador to the Comoros, reported state-run news agency WAM on Wednesday. “This gesture is part of the UAE’s efforts to support the drive of Comoros’ government and medical sector in controlling the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Al Maqbali.

Comoros President Assoumani commended the UAE’s global humanitarian and developmental efforts, highlighting the UAE’s continuous support for his country. Besides Comoros, the UAE has also dispatched vaccines to several other countries over the last few months. In March, the UAE sent a second shipment of 38,700 doses of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine to the Gaza Strip, following a shipment of 20,000 Sputnik V vaccines in February. Similarly, last...read more...