UAE is helping India in its current heart-breaking situation due to Covid-19 pandemic by providing empty oxygen tankers and containers for storage of liquid oxygen. According to Gulf news, India sent an aircraft on Monday to source six empty cryogenic oxygen containers.
“We had an IAF aircraft come by this morning and it has taken six empty cryogenic oxygen containers to India. It is on the way currently there This has been organised by the Government of India. We are sourcing it directly from the private sector here,” Indian Ambassador to the UAE Pavan Kapoor said.
“We have been trying for this for the last three-four days. We are hoping that we will have similar number [going] tomorrow,” he explained. Kapoor clarified that the Indian government hired the containers directly from the private sector in Dubai.
On Sunday, Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation had a telephonic conversation with India’s External Affairs Minister Dr Subrahmanyam Jaishankar.
Sheikh Abdullah had reiterated the UAE’s full support for and solidarity with India and expressed the UAE’s keenness to dedicate all resources in support of the efforts currently undertaken by the government of India.