Ruler of Dubai's charity sends 13 tonnes of aid to Afghanistan

Saturday's aid flight to Kandahar is the eighth to be sent from the UAE

An aircraft loaded with 13 tonnes of humanitarian supplies and food provided by the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Humanitarian and Charity Establishment left the UAE on Saturday.

Ibrahim Bumalha, advisor to Sheikh Mohammed, said the flight to Kandahar was part of an air bridge meant to ease the suffering of the Afghan people and improve their living conditions.

The aircraft is carrying seven tonnes of life-saving medical supplies and six tonnes of infant milk, he said.

He said the humanitarian aid was aimed at remedying the shortages of food and medicine being suffered in Afghanistan.

Updated: September 18th 2021, 3:51 PM