The United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced multiple initiatives to provide assistance to foreign nations during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Over 15,000 people globally have now lost their lives to this deadly virus.
All continuous initiatives announced by UAE to help countries and people in confronting corona “Malaysia to seek help from China, UAE, focusing on “. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus of the World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that the pandemic is accelerating.
Global humanitarian efforts
On March 16th the UAE sent two planes from Abu Dhabi to Iran, containing thousands of surgical masks, gloves, and other medical supplies. A total of 32 tons of medical supplies delivered in this shipment.
This follows a delivery earlier in the month that provided 7.5 tons of medical supplies to the Iranians.
The people of Iran will never forget the generosity of the UAE in this difficult time.
Malaysia is seeking help from the Chinese and the Emirates
The Malaysians hope to draw upon the medical expertise of doctors in China who have firsthand experience of COVID-19. Their expertise could turn the tide in the pandemic.
Medical supplies are in short supply in Malaysia and equipment delivered by the UAE could be critically important. So, the Malaysian government is calling on the UAE to assist them in stamping out the virus.
Malaysia in lockdown
Prime Minister, Muhyiddin Yassin has ordered a quarantine to flatten the curve of Coronavirus infections. So, this quarantine extended until April 14th.
People told to stay in their homes and not to go outside. Going outside is only permitted to purchase groceries & medical supplies or for emergency situations. Citizens are being urged not to panic-buy as food supplies are not currently at risk. Malaysia currently has the highest count of infected anywhere in Southeast Asia.