Tue, 15 September 2020
The Kingdom of Bahrain has today dispatched an urgent relief aid consignment to the Republic of Sudan, in the aftermath of the floods which devastated many states, causing human and material losses.
The lifeline followed directives from His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa, Royal Humanitarian Foundation (RHF) Honorary President, who directed the operation to be overseen by HM the King Representative for Humanitarian Work and Youth Affairs HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al-Khalifa.
RHF Secretary-General Dr. Mustafa Al-Sayyed handed over the relief aid shipment to the Sudanese authorities in a humanitarian move aimed to alleviate flood-stricken people’s ordeal.
HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al-Khalifa paid tribute to HM the King for the noble gesture, commending the cooperation of the Government, chaired by His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al-Khalifa, with the support of His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister.
Sudanese Ambassador Ibrahim Mohammed Al-Hassan Ahmed was at the airport to see off the delegation, paying tribute to HM the King for the humanitarian act, which reflects strong fraternal relations binding the two countries.
Dr. Al-Sayyed and Health Ministry Undersecretary Dr. Waleed A-Manea delivered the consignment which included medical materials and other relief aid items.
Addressing a press conference, Dr. A-Sayyed conveyed HM the King’s condolences to the Sudanese people over the human losses, stressing Bahrain’s support.
Sudanese Minister Labour and Social Development extended deepest thanks and appreciation to HM the King, hailing Bahrain’s humanitarian support which stands witness to strong bilateral relations.
Sudanese Health Minister-designate Dr. Osama Abdulrahim. Dr. Waleed Al-Manea and Bahrain’s Acting Charge d’Affaires to Khartoum Abdulla Rabea also addressed the press conference, hailing strong bilateral relations.