The UAE today sent an aid plane containing 5 tons of medical supplies to Botswana, to support it in limiting the spread of the emerging corona virus (Covid-19), and more than 5,000 health care workers will benefit from it to enhance their efforts to contain the spread of the virus.

The State’s ambassador to the Republic of South Africa, a non-resident ambassador to the Republic of Botswana, Mahsh Saeed Al Hamili, said: The provision of assistance today confirms the continued participation of the UAE effectively in international efforts to combat “Covid-19”, and comes within the framework of strengthening the medical capabilities of a large number of friendly countries such as Botswana .

He added that the aid sent to Botswana will enhance the capabilities of health care workers in Botswana and enable them to perform their tasks in limiting the spread of the virus.

The UAE has provided more than 353 tons of aid to more than 35 countries, of which about 353,000 medical professionals have benefited.

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