Latakia - SANA
Today, an Egyptian ship loaded with about 500 tons of relief aid arrived at the port of Latakia to support efforts to face the repercussions of the earthquake and to provide relief to those affected.
Ambassador Mahmoud Omar, Chargé d'Affaires of the Egyptian Embassy in Damascus, stated in a statement to SANA reporter that this shipment is the second of the relief aid provided to the Syrian people through the port of Latakia, loaded with about 500 tons of medical, food and living materials, and it will be delivered to the Syrian Arab Red Crescent for distribution to the affected areas. from the earthquake.
Ambassador Omar emphasized the depth of the historical relations between Egypt and Syria and the deep-rooted fraternal ties that unite the two peoples, considering that it is natural for the Egyptians to stand by their Syrian brothers to overcome the repercussions of the humanitarian catastrophe left by the earthquake while continuing to provide aid through the air and sea bridge that was directed to be established to support the affected areas.
In turn, Tayseer Habib, head of the Lattakia Provincial Council, expressed his thanks and gratitude to the government and people of the Republic of Egypt for their humanitarian contribution and assistance to their brothers in Syria to overcome this ordeal.
After handing over the aid shipment to the Syrian Arab Red Crescent Organization, the Governor of Lattakia met Eng. Amer Hilal, Chargé d'Affaires of the Egyptian Embassy in Damascus, Mahmoud Omar, expressing the thanks of Syria and its people to Egypt and its assistance to face the repercussions of the earthquake.
While Omar stressed that this assistance will not be the last in the framework of providing relief requirements for those affected by the earthquake.
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