U.A.E Aids to Yemen [Archives:2000/17/Local News]
An U.A.E ship loaded with food arrived in Suqatrah last Saturday. The Ship was to help the island’s residents suffering from damage caused by torrential rains floods.
Mr. Nasser Al-Swaidi, the society’s chairman of the board of directors said that the shipment is worth 1.3 million Dirhams and that it is the second of its kind. Last March the society had sent the first shipment of foodstuffs for residents of the island. He also added that a society delegation had headed for the island to oversee distribution process.
These aids were sent under instructions of his Highness Sheikh Zaid Bin Sultan Al-Nahyan.