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In pictures: UAE sends medical supplies to India to fight Covid-19

UAE sends aid plane containing seven metric tons of medical supplies to India to bolster the country's efforts to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.

In pictures: UAE sends medical supplies to India to fight Covid-19

The aid will assist approximately 7,000 medical professionals as they work to combat the virus.

In pictures: UAE sends medical supplies to India to fight Covid-19

Dr. Ahmed Abdul Rahman AlBanna, UAE Ambassador to India, said: "The UAE is committed to extending critical support to nations seeking to bolster their fight against the Covid-19 pandemic. UAE assistance to India comes in recognition of the profound and brotherly ties our two countries have shared throughout the years."

In pictures: UAE sends medical supplies to India to fight Covid-19

"Combating Covid-19 has become a primary global concern, and we act out of our conviction that strengthening the efforts of other countries to contain the virus is a pressing necessity," he added.

In pictures: UAE sends medical supplies to India to fight Covid-19

To date, the UAE has provided more than 348 metric tons of aid to over 34 countries, supporting nearly 348,000 medical professionals in the process.

In pictures: UAE sends medical supplies to India to fight Covid-19

UAE sends aid plane containing seven metric tons of medical supplies to India to bolster the country's efforts to curb the spread of coronavirus Covid-19 pandemic.

In pictures: UAE sends medical supplies to India to fight Covid-19

UAE sends aid plane containing seven metric tons of medical supplies to India to bolster the country's efforts to curb the spread of coronavirus Covid-19 pandemic.