Syrian Prime Minister Expresses Gratitude to UAE for Earthquake Relief Assistance

Syrian Prime Minister Expresses Gratitude to UAE for Earthquake Relief Assistance

Eng. Hussein Arnous, the Prime Minister of Syria, has conveyed his sincere appreciation and gratitude to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for its valuable support in providing relief assistance to the Syrian people following the devastating earthquake that struck the country on 6th February.

The expression of thanks highlights the UAE’s commitment to standing in solidarity with Syria during times of crisis and underscores the importance of international collaboration in times of humanitarian need.

‘’The assistance underscores the depth of brotherly relations between the two countries and their people. The Syrian people will never forget the humanitarian stances and initiatives launched by the UAE in their interest,” said Prime Minister Arnous after inspecting progress in a project by the Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) to build 1000 housing units in Lattakia.

The Syrian premier was accompanied by Mohammed Al Kaabi, head of the ERC delegation in Syria.

Upon the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) announced the construction of 1,000 prefabricated housing units worth AED65 million, as part of its participation in Operation “Gallant Knight 2” launched by the Joint Operations Command of the Ministry of Defence to assist Syrian families affected by the earthquake that hit the country on 6th February, 2023.

The housing units were constructed in line with the best standards in terms of raw material quality, ventilation, and utilising solar power to generate electricity. Each housing unit has two bedrooms, a living room, a kitchen, and a bathroom. It can accommodate six family members.

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