From: Biniam Tekle (email@example.com)
Date: Mon Dec 15 2008 - 09:27:08 EST
Eritrea Praises Fatima for Humanitarian Initiatives(Wam)
13 December 2008
ASMARA - Eritrean Health Minister Dr Saleh Makki praised Shaikha Fatima bint
Mubarak for her efforts in alleviating the sufferings of the poor and the
sick in various parts of the world.
While receiving the UAE humanitarian convoy, dubbed 'Giving Hands' team,
Makki said: "The benevolence of Shaikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan has made
several humanitarian initiatives possible in many impoverished parts of the
The 'Giving Hands' humanitarian mission is on its third visit to Eritrea on
the directives of UAE Deputy Prime Minister Shaikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al
The minister expressed deep appreciation of Shaikha Fatima's kind gestures
and described her as a symbol of generosity.
The minister pledged to facilitate all the efforts of the 'Giving Hands'
team in Eritrea.
The UAE medical team accompanying the mission continued to examine dozens of
children suffering from various congenital defects and diseases. —
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