News / Public
The consignment weighs 100 tons, contains essential food and relief supplies, including rice, flour, date, sugar, edible oil, lentils, milk powder as well as tents, blankets, bedding items and ten boats that will be distributed in Iran’s flood-hit areas.
During a ceremony held in the IRCS Relief and Rescue Organisation on Saturday, 13 April, the aids were delivered to the Iranian Red Crescent officials.
Furthermore, Japanese aids which arrived in Tehran last week were officially delivered to the Red Crescent officials.
The Japanese government has sent the aids through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), which entail 190 tents, 1,150 sleeping pads and 100 plastic sheets.
Sayed Hashem, Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) who has traveled to Iran, attended the ceremony and talked with Morteza Salimi, Head of the IRCS Relief and Rescue Organisation.
Mitsuo Saito, Japan Ambassador to Iran, Yukiharu Kobayashi, Chief Representative of JICA Iran Office and Soltan ben Rashid Al-ghatbi deputy of Oman ambassador also attended the ceremony.