Rwanda Receives Personal Protective Equipment and Medical Equipment from Ruling Family of Dubai

Kigali, 13 June 2020 — Rwanda has received over 300,000 pieces of personal protective equipment (PPE) and medical equipment from H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, and his wife H.H. Sheikha Hind bint Maktoum bin Juma Al Maktoum.

DP World and One&Only hotels in Rwanda assisted with the logistics of the delivery of these items from Dubai. “His Highness Sheikh Mohammed and the First Lady, Sheikha Hind, are determined to do their bit to support the people of Rwanda during this difficult time. They are very focused on extending their assistance and friendship to help others battling this awful pandemic,” said H.E. Mohammed Al Shaibani, Executive Director and CEO of the Investment Corporation of Dubai (ICD) and Chairman of the Board that manages One & Only hotels.

“We are grateful to H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum and H.H. Sheikha Hind bint Maktoum bin Juma Al Maktoum for their generous support for Rwanda’s COVID-19 response. This will boost our testing and treatment capacity,” said Hon. Dr Daniel Ngamije, Rwanda’s Minister of Health.


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For more information, please contact:

Malick Kayumba, Division Manager of Rwanda Health Communication Centre at Rwanda Biomedical Centre (RBC), Ministry of Health Email: malick.kayumba@rbc.gov.rw, Tel: +250 78 835 0035

Julien Mahoro Niyingabira, Director of Media Relations Unit, Rwanda Health Communication Centre at Rwanda Biomedical Centre (RBC), Ministry of Health Email Email: julien.niyingabira@rbc.gov.rw, Tel: +250 78 860 6072

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