His Majesty Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, representative of the governor in the Al Dhafra region, and Chairman 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 conversations 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 deliver humanitarian aid to those in the country. need around the world, and supports global efforts aimed at finding solutions.To humanitarian issues, based on its original approach and firm principles based on the values of humanitarian donation and aid for the needy.
His Majesty said the UAE was founded on solid human values laid down by the late Father Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, may his soul rest in peace, and the wise leadership follow its path until 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. “
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. was clearly manifested during the pandemic “Covid-19” 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 aid 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 Expo 2020 Dubai, His Excellency Dr. Hamdan Musallam Al Mazrouei, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Emirates Red Crescent Authority, and Ahmed Matar Al Dhaheri, Director of the Office of His Majesty the Representative of the Governor in the Al Dhafra Region and Issa Hamad Boushehab, Adviser to His Majesty the President of the Emirates Red Crescent Authority, and Dr Muhammad Ateeq Al Falahi, Secretary General of the Authority.