Hamdan bin Zayed receives the Chairman of the International Committee of the Red Cross

HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, representative of the governor in the Al Dhafra region, and head of the Emirates Red Crescent Authority, received at the headquarters of “Expo 2020 Dubai” Peter Maurer, Chairman of the International Committee of the Red Cross, and the accompanying delegation that is on a visit to the country. His Majesty welcomed the Chairman of the International Committee of the Red Cross and exchanged with him talks on humanitarian issues of common concern, including the humanitarian role of the committee in delivering aid and supporting countries in need and affected areas. During the meeting, the two sides discussed aspects of joint cooperation between the UAE, represented by its humanitarian arm, the Emirati Red Crescent Authority and the International Committee of the Red Cross, and areas of partnership in the humanitarian field, in addition to reviewing the most good ways to deliver humanitarian aid to various countries of the world. His Majesty Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan stressed that UAE, under the directives of His Majesty Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the State, “God protect him”, wants to extend a helping hand and help and deliver humanitarian. assistance to those in need around the world and supports global efforts aimed at finding solutions to humanitarian issues based on From its original approach and firm principles based on the values ​​of humanitarian donation and aid for the poor. His Majesty said the UAE was founded on solid human values ​​laid down by the late Father Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, “God rest his soul”, and is followed by wise leadership, so that the UAE has become a shining beacon for humanitarian work. His Majesty added: The Emirates Red Crescent Authority is proud of its cooperation and distinguished relations with the International Committee of the Red Cross, which have enabled it to achieve many achievements that have contributed to alleviating human suffering in many places where the Authority has been present. For his part, Peter Maurer, Chairman of the International Committee of the Red Cross, praised the important role played by the UAE in the arenas of humanitarian donation in the region and the world and its continued efforts in the field of developing humanitarian and charitable work. , which clearly manifested itself during the “Covid-19” pandemic in extending aid and assistance to peoples and societies to overcome The consequences of this humanitarian crisis, which affected many countries of the world, in addition to its leading role in strengthening the work of regional and international humanitarian and relief organizations. He said the UAE is an important partner of the Red Cross as there is ongoing consultation on urgent humanitarian issues regionally and globally, and we look forward to strengthening this partnership to serve humanitarian and charitable efforts in the countries of the world. The meeting was attended by Her Excellency Reem bint Ibrahim Al Hashemi, Minister of State for International Cooperation and Director General of “Exhibition 2020 Dubai”, His Excellency Dr Hamdan Musallam Al Mazrouei, President of the Emirates Red Crescent Authority, Ahmed Matar Al Dhaheri. , Director of the Office of His Highness the Governor Representative in the Al Dhafra Region, and Issa Hamad Bushhab, Adviser to His Highness the President The Emirates Red Crescent Authority and Dr Mohammed Ateeq Al Falahi, Secretary General of the Authority.

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