UNICEF values Oman’s support for children in Gaza Strip

by | Apr 1, 2024 | 0 comments

MUSCAT – The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) expressed deep appreciation for the Sultanate of Oman’s donation of $1 million to help children in the Gaza Strip.

The organisation stressed that “This important donation highlights the Sultanate of Oman’s firm stance on the Palestinian issue and its firm support for Palestine in its quest for peace”.
The UNICEF pointed out that Oman’s position stems from keen interest in supporting humanitarian action and its strong backing for the wellbeing of children at national and international levels. And described Oman’s contributions as a “vital role in providing basic assistance to children in the Gaza Strip who face major obstacles, including the lack of food security and limited access to education and health services”. It added that, through this support, it will be able to pursue its vital programmes and initiatives aimed at ameliorating the lives of children and maintaining their welfare.

Sumaira Chowdhury, the UNICEF Representative to the Sultanate of Oman, expressed her thanks to the Sultanate of Oman for this noble gesture towards children in Palestine. She stressed that this generous donation would have a moral impact in the lives of many children in the Gaza Strip “where children are in urgent need for basic life-saving support and looking for a better future”.

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