Analysts: Humanitarian efforts to support Pakistan flood victims reflect UAE approach
The United Arab Emirates has always been a strong and unique example in its relief efforts to the countries of the world, making it always a capital of good and humanity. During the past few hours, the United Arab Emirates was the first to respond to the Pakistani state’s aid after the floods that hit it in the past few days. Analysts confirmed that the Emirati approach in providing a helping hand belongs to the founding father, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, may God rest his soul, and has become one of the most distinctive things in the UAE under the current president, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, adding that air convoys carrying aid to the world have doubled since the coronavirus pandemic and continue in all economic and natural crises.
UAE President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan ordered the provision of urgent relief aid to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, where several provinces are experiencing floods and deaths that resulted in deaths and injuries, as well as displacements from these areas. The President also ordered the provision of all humanitarian relief services to the displaced from areas that witnessed floods and floods to enhance their ability to overcome the challenges they face. The UAE news agency reported that the relief aid includes about 3,000 tons of food supplies, as well as tons of medical and pharmaceutical supplies and tents to shelter the affected.
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the State, sent a message of condolences to Arif Alvi, President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, for the victims of the floods that occurred in the Republic of Pakistan, and resulted in a number of deaths and injuries, wishing his Highness a speedy recovery for all those injured. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President of the State, Prime Minister and Governor of Dubai, sent a similar message of condolences to Dr. Arif Alvi.
UAE humanitarian efforts have been ongoing for years following the late founder Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan’s approach of giving and continuing charity work. Following the directives of UAE President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the UAE has been a leader in humanitarian work in the region and the world. The UAE has not given up supporting its sister Pakistan over the past years. Over the years, the UAE has affirmed its interest in supporting the Pakistani economy, which confirms the depth of relations and bonds of friendship between the two countries.
Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), confirmed the depth of the historical relations between the UAE and Pakistan during a meeting Tuesday at the Seafloor Palace Council with General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Staff of the Pakistani Army, to discuss the development of cooperation and joint work between the UAE and Pakistan, especially in defense matters and issues, in the common interest of the two countries. Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, General Qamar Javed Bajwa, was awarded the “Federation Medal” in recognition of his outstanding efforts in supporting relations between the UAE and Pakistan and his role in strengthening cooperation between the two friendly countries.
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Writer and political analyst Lina Mazloum says: The United Arab Emirates has always been a pioneer of good since the era of the late founding father, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. Since its inception, it has been at the forefront of supporting any State that has been subjected to adversity or crisis, at the Arab and international levels.
She added that the UAE is strongly present through relief and humanitarian work in all disasters and crises, whether natural or economic, and during the last two years we saw air convoys carrying aid to the countries of the world affected by the coronavirus pandemic and all the countries that are exposed to floods and other different economic crises.
Mohammed Ezzedine, a writer specializing in Arab affairs, said: The UAE plays an important role in supporting brothers and friends around the world, he said, adding that any country suffering from natural or economic disaster crises is strongly present and first responders to distress calls, the latest of which is the support of brothers in Pakistan after suffering from devastating floods.
He added that it is not possible to limit the humanitarian efforts that it has provided and continues to provide to various countries, without discrimination, and without the presence of cultural or ethnic considerations, as the UAE implements relief work in a purely humanitarian manner, pointing out that the UAE has a leading and distinguished role in humanitarian and development work in various countries of the world.