UAE Leaders Welcome Soldiers After Returning From Arab Coalition In Yemen

It’s a proud moment for the UAE, with Leaders and Royals celebrating the return of brave soldiers after serving the Arab Coalition in Yemen.

Arab Coalition in Yemen

In the course of five years, the UAE’s Armed Forces helped Yemen with humanitarian aid involving rebuilding hospitals, schools and infrastructures, as well as distributing thousands of tonnes of food aid. 22 Yemeni government entities benefitted from the donations.

UAE Armed Forces Leaders Welcome Soldiers Yemen Arab Coalition

Photograph credit: WAM

AED 22 billion worth of assistance provided by the UAE

Some of the biggest donations provided by the UAE were for health and the education sector. A whopping AED2.37 billion were invested in treatment facilities, medicines and medical supplies, establishing 110 hospitals, medical centres and clinics, and providing 77 ambulances.

Within three years of donation, the hospitals received 946,644 cases, and carried out 15,996 surgeries.

UAE Armed Forces Leaders Welcome Soldiers Yemen Arab Coalition

Photograph credit: WAM

2.49 million Yemeni students benefit from humanitarian aid

Meanwhile, the UAE donated an astonishing AED 294 million to rehabilitate and restore 360 schools, kindergartens and institutes. They also provided school uniforms to 120,000 students, alongside 85,000 bags.

It’s estimated that 2,491,996 Yemeni students benefitted from the program.

UAE Armed Forces Leaders Welcome Soldiers Yemen Arab Coalition

Photograph credit: WAM

UAE Leaders welcome soldiers after returning from Yemen

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Prime Minister His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and the UAE’s Rulers were joined by a line-up of Ministers, Royals and Officials to celebrate the return of the Armed Forces with a massive ceremony featuring an air show. Check it out:

“We are proud of the loyal sons of the UAE who have proven their heroism, courage and determination in carrying out their national and humanitarian duties in Yemen. The people of the homeland, as we have pledged to them, expressed the authentic nature of the Emirati people and the entrenched values cultivated by the first founders of this land, to stand alongside the right and justice, support the oppressed, and extend a helping hand to all in need of assistance.”

HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces

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