Qatari Delegation Reaches Gaza to Oversee Delivery of Qatari Assistance

Mon Nov 27 2023
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GAZA: A Qatari diplomatic delegation led by Minister of State for International Cooperation at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Lolwah bint Rashid Al Khater has arrived in the Gaza Strip to oversee the delivery of Qatari assistance to the Palestinian people, Qatari media reported on Sunday.

The minister observed the flow of Qatari humanitarian aid through the Rafah crossing to the Gaza Strip during the current humanitarian pause between the Palestinians and Israel.

This is the first visit by a high-ranking official of Qatar to Gaza since the beginning of the Israeli aggression on October 7.

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The additional assistance transported by five Qatari Armed Forces aircraft, included 144 tonnes of relief materials, including 1,000 tents, and basic food supplies such as flour and rice, provided by the Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD), Qatar Charity and Qatar Red Crescent Society.

Meanwhile six ambulances provided by the Ministry of Public Health and QFFD, arrived in Gaza on Saturday.

The assistance comes within the framework of Qatar’s support for the Palestinian people in the difficult humanitarian conditions.

Qatari Minister vows to send more aid to Gaza Strip

Minister of State for International Cooperation at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed Qatar’s readiness to send more aid to the Gaza Strip. She stressed that the current pace of aid from different countries does not meet the catastrophic humanitarian situation in the besieged enclave.

She also noted that, for the first time the aid has come for the northern areas of the Gaza Strip since the start of the Israeli aggression. The minister expressed the hope for an enhanced influx of assistance to alleviate the situation in all areas of the Strip.

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