TUNIS, Feb 10 (KUNA) -- The United Arab Emirates will send emergency aid for areas affected by the severe cold wave that recently hit Tunisia, particularly the northwest regions.
Tunisian official news agency (TAP) reported Friday that UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al-Nahyan has phoned his Tunisian counterpart Rafik Abdul-Salam to express the UAE solidarity with Tunisian people.
Sheikh Abdullah also told Rafik that the UAE will send urgent humanitarian aid for the cold-stricken areas.
According to this same source, the aid comprises food, blankets, tents and medicine.
Qatar said Thursday it will send three planes loaded with emergency aid to Tunisia as of Friday. (end) nm.ibi KUNA 102102 Feb 12NNNN