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.

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