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Kuwaiti aid convoy heads for Gaza Strip

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AMMAN: Trucks carrying Kuwaiti aid prepare to leave for the Gaza Strip. – KUNA

AMMAN: A Kuwaiti humanitarian aid convoy headed from Jordan to Gaza on Tuesday as part of a campaign in support of Al-Aqsa supervised by the Kuwait Society for Relief (KSR), after obtaining the necessary authorizations from the authorities of Gaza. occupation to cross borders. The charity Jordan Hashimte (JHCO), in cooperation with KSR, dispatched two food trucks from its warehouses in Zarqa via the King Hussein Bridge which connects Jordan to the West Bank, for delivery to beneficiaries in the territory. blocked.

KSR general manager Abdulaziz Al-Obeid said the two trucks were part of the aid sent by JHCO two weeks ago. Relief supplies were sent from Kuwait by military aircraft to support Palestinians in the occupied lands. He added that the Israeli occupation authorities had authorized the passage of the two trucks as part of the convoy managed by JHCO in association with the Jordanian army to be delivered to Gaza.

The company, he said, is awaiting new permits to deliver medical supplies to Makassed Hospital in Jerusalem to meet pharmaceutical needs, hoping that will happen as soon as possible. The first shipment of aid offered by the Kuwait Society for Relief to the Palestinian people arrived on June 9 via a military plane carrying 40 tons of food and medical aid to be sent to Jerusalem and Gaza via Jordan.

The aid sponsored by the government of Kuwait, as part of the national campaign featuring the contribution of 33 Kuwaiti companies and launched in May following the Israeli occupation aggression on Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip. The campaign raised an estimated total of KD 2.3 million from 59,000 donors. – KUNA

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