UAE donates $500 million to ease hunger
"I have witnessed the work done by your government in reducing the impact of hunger and power crisis."
- Mohamed Abdulrahim, UAE government representative
Dar es Salaam, United Arab Emirates - The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has donated to Tanzania about 2bn Dirham ($540 million US) to help the country deal with famine crisis due to prolonged drought.
The Premier thanked UAE for supporting Tanzania in the fight against hunger and promised the money donated would be used for the intended purpose.