Kuwait grants Iraq $ 1.8 million[/rtl]
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(KUNA) - The Amir of Kuwait, Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah, presented Kuwait with a grant to Iraq on Thursday for four ambulances and medical equipment valued at 1.8 million US dollars.
According to Kuwait News Agency (KUNA), the grant was presented at an official ceremony in the Green Zone in Baghdad, attended by the Secretary General of the Iraqi Council of Ministers Mehdi Alalak, Kuwaiti Ambassador to Iraq Salim Al Zamanan, a number of Iraqi officials and a representative of the Kuwait Red Crescent Society.
Al-Aalak said: "The grant of these ambulances comes within the framework of continuing Kuwait's support for the humanitarian file in the liberated provinces of the so-called Bada'sh."
Ambassador Zamanan said: "The grant is part of Kuwait's assistance to the brothers in Iraq, as part of Kuwait's campaign beside you, launched by the Emir of Kuwait, to face the difficult conditions left by the intimidation in some areas of Iraq."
The donation is provided by the Kuwait Red Crescent Society to the provinces of Anbar, Ninawa, Kirkuk and Salahuddin;
Kuwait announced at the Iraq Reconstruction Conference on February 14 that it would provide $ 2 billion to Iraq in the form of loans and investments to contribute to the reconstruction efforts, and the
Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah said that reconstruction "The work will not be able to address Iraq alone," calling on the international community to participate in this work and bear the consequences
The volume of pledges in the "Iraq Reconstruction Conference", 30 billion dollars, provided by 76 countries and regional and international organizations and local.
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