| 5 December 2023, Tuesday |

Dubai ruler allocates $13m aid to Palestinian people amid airstrikes on Gaza

UAE Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, the ruler of Dubai, has ordered that humanitarian aid to the value of AED50 million ($13 million) be provided to the Palestinian people, the Emirates News Agency (WAM) reported on Friday.

The aid will be sent by the relief foundation Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives and is part of the UAE’s policy of providing immediate relief and support to vulnerable populations in times of crisis, according to WAM.

On Tuesday, UAE President Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan allocated $20 million in humanitarian aid to the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East.

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