The Egyptian support provided to the Lebanese side is an affirmation of the strength of the historical ties that unite Egypt and Lebanon.
The aid was sent during the past few days to the residents impacted by the devastating floods, in coordination with the Egyptian Embassy in Khartoum, said Al Azhar Sheikhdom in a statement on Saturday.
The Egyptian Authorities confirmed Monday that Rafah Border Crossing is still open in both directions for the entry of passengers, and aid to Gaza Strip.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi and his US counterpart Joe Biden agreed that they would hold a bilateral meeting in the near future to “further enhance the two countries’ multi-faceted partnership,” said the White House on Saturday in a statement.
The Egyptian ambassador to Malawi delivered a shipment of aid to help alleviate the impact of Hurricane Ana on Sunday.
The move comes upon the directives of President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi within the framework of solidarity with the African peoples during crises.
The total amount provided reached more than USD 1.5 billion, issued to health, education, housing, industry, agriculture, infrastructure projects, roads, and buildings.
The funds will be directed to Tigray region, where armed conflict is ongoing.
The aid caravan generated by Long Live Egypt Fund and Orman Charity Association arrived in Aswan Tuesday.
The UNHCR called for urgent help to South Sudan against this “worst flooding” in decades.
A ceremony was held on the occasion.
A team of Egyptian engineers had arrived in Gaza through Rafah Crossing to supervise reconstruction.
The aid is offered by the Ministry of Defense and Military Production and the Egyptian Red Crescent.
The Rafah border crossing remained opened on Tuesday on both sides in accordance with the directives of the political leadership.
UNICEF had warned that 100,000 Tigray children are vulnerable to malnutrition that can be life threatening over the coming 12 months.
Egyptian authorities kept the Rafah border crossing “exceptionally” open Monday to receive wounded and stranded Palestinians and allow humanitarian relief assistance into the Gaza Strip.
The shipment includes 20 tons of medical aid, besides cleaning equipment to combat coronavirus pandemic and food assistance, according to Laurent de Burke.
A third convoy of 700 tons of aid and foodstuffs from Tahya Misr Fund is on the way to Gaza, spokesperson of the fund said Tuesday.
The size of the shipment is 3,000 tons divided upon 130 containers.
Upon the directives of President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, the Egyptian Armed Forces sent two military jets carrying tons of medical aid to Libya.