UAE offers donation to Egypt's National Cancer Institute

KHALED DESOUKI / AFP

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has offered more than AED 11 million to Egypt's National Cancer Institute.

It comes after Monday's terrorist attack outside the medical facility left 20 people dead and dozens more injured.

Officials say the Emirates' leadership is keen to support the development, security and stability of Egypt.

In a statement, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation said the incident is completely against all religious and humanitarian values.

It also expressed condolences to the families of the victims and wished a speedy recovery for the injured.

More from Local

Coming Up on Dubai Eye

  • The Agenda with Tom Urquhart

    10:00am - 1:00pm

    Your chance to have your say and debate the issues you love or loathe. It’s the chance to set The Agenda on the big topics of the day.

  • The Music Mix

    1:00pm - 2:00pm

    Enjoy your favourite music back to back commercial free, tune in to the Music Mix everyday from 1 until 2 for the music you love and the news updates you need

On Dubai Eye

Business Breakfast