KUWAIT: The chairman of the board of directors of the Kuwait Red Crescent Society, Dr. Hilal Al-Sayer, announced on Monday the delivery of generators to the Ukrainian Red Cross to alleviate the energy crisis there. Dr. Al-Sayer said in a statement to the Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) that the donation expresses the extent of solidarity of Kuwait's leadership, government, and people with people under difficult humanitarian conditions.
He added that this aid payment reflects the speed of Kuwait’s response to the most urgent needs of Ukraine, pointing out that the association had previously provided more than 5.33 tons of relief aid to help the refugees in Ukraine. The ambassador of Kuwait to Poland, Khalid Al-Fadhli, stressed the keenness of Kuwait to alleviate the suffering of the Ukrainians.
He stressed that Kuwaiti humanitarian aid stems from the high directives of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and the political leadership. Ambassador Al-Fadhli pointed to the rapid response of various Kuwaiti institutions, praising the role of the Red Crescent Society in responding to Ukraine’s requests.
In turn, the counselor at the embassy of Ukraine to Poland, Vitaly Pillay, in a similar statement to KUNA, praised the strength of bilateral relations between Kuwait and Ukraine, expressing his pride in what has been achieved in cooperation between the two countries in various fields.
He expressed sincere gratitude to the leadership, government, and people of Kuwait for their supportive position toward the Ukrainians. The Kuwait Cabinet had earlier decided to provide humanitarian assistance worth two million US dollars to the refugees in Ukraine through the United Nations. - KUNA