Sheikh Mohammed extends UAE’s help to flood-hit people of Kerala

The UAEs Vice President and Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed said that a committee has been formed to immediately offer relief to those affected. in Kerala. (AFP)

The UAEs Vice President and Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum in a series of tweets in late Friday commented on the devastating floods in the South Indian state of Kerala.

Sheikh Mohammed tweets were in English as well as in Malayalam, the official language of Kerala, and he said that a committee has been formed to immediately offer relief to those affected.

The Dubai ruler tweeted: “The people of Kerala have always been and are still part of our success story in the UAE. We have a special responsibility to help and support those affected, especially during this holy and blessed days”

“The state of Kerala in India is currently witnessing huge floods, the most devastating in a century. Hundreds have been killed, hundreds of thousands have been displaced. Ahead of Eid Al Adha, do not forget to extend a helping hand to our brothers in India,” he tweeted.



“UAE and the Indian community will unite to offer relief to those affected. We have formed a committee to start immediately. We urge everyone to contribute generously towards this initiative.

“The people of Kerala have always been and are still part of our success story in the UAE. We have a special responsibility to help and support those affected, especially during this holy and blessed days”

 

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