The UAE sent on Friday humanitarian aid convoy to the Libyan people through Saloom Crossing at the Egyptian-Libyan Borders.
The relief aid was donated by the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Humanitarian and Charity Establishment and Dubai Islamic Foundation of Dubai Islamic Bank.
Adviser Ibrahim Bu Melha, Director General of the Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Humanitarian and Charity Establishment, said the convoy is composed of 40 trucks, each truck carried between 28-30 tons of food.
Delivering the humanitarian aid to the Libyan charity organisations at Saloom, Bu Melha said the dispatch of humanitarian aid to the Libyan people comes in line with directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and the Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
He added that "we had assessed the needs of the Libyan people before the humanitarian aid was sent to them."