UAE sends fourth aid plane with medical supplies to Colombia

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The UAE has sent a fourth aid plane carrying 14 metric tonnes of medical supplies to Colombia.

The shipment, which contains coronavirus testing kits, comes as part of the emirates’ efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the South American country.

The aid is set to assist approximately 14,000 medical professionals who are working to contain the coronavirus.

To date, the UAE has provided more than 1,318 metric tonnes of aid to 109 countries, which has helped support nearly 1.3 million medical professionals worldwide in the fight against the virus.

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