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President Releases Humanitarian Aid to Egypt and Sudan

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File - President Joko Widodo walks near humanitarian aid packages for Palestine and Sudan at Halim Perdanakusuma Air Base in Jakarta on April 3, 2024. (ANTARA FOTO/Asprilla Dwi Adha/tom) - 

 

 

VOInews, Jakarta : Indonesian Joko Widodo released humanitarian aid for the Palestinian people in Egypt and the Sudanese people affected by the internal conflict and disease outbreak in Sudan. Indonesian humanitarian aid was released by the President from the Halim Perdanakusuma Indonesian Air Force Base, Jakarta, Wednesday (3/4/2024).

The President said that Indonesia was concerned about the humanitarian tragedy in Gaza, Palestine, and the internal conflict that occurred in Sudan which causes many victims. The aid sent according to official request from the government of Egypt and Sudan.

"The aid sent today is worth approximately 30 billion rupiah. In the form of medicines and health equipment And also other aid, which is tailored to existing needs in the field. In accordance with official requests from the governments of Egypt and Sudan. President Joko Widodo explained that the Chairman of the National Disaster Management Agency, Suharyanto, led a delegation to deliver aid to Egypt and Sudan", President said. 

The Indonesian government, through the Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, received a diplomatic note from Egypt and Sudan regarding a request for humanitarian assistance for the people there who are facing conflict and disease outbreaks.

In this note, the Egyptian government hopes for assistance from the Indonesian government in handling Palestinian refugees entering Egypt region, around Rafah Egypt (North Sinai Desert), due to the Israeli invasion of the Gaza region, Palestine//(NDY-YT) 

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