The last Egyptian cargo arrives
By Morris Dogga
The last consignment of the Egyptian cargo bringing humanitarian assistance arrived in Juba yesterday.
According to the Egyptian Ambassador, Ayman Elgammal the 10thcargo brought about 10 tons of powdered milk for infants from 0-6 months old.
Two months ago, the government of Egypt said it would deliver 10 cargo planes of assorted foods to rescue the humanitarian situation in the country.
The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management, Hussien Mar Nyuot, the Minister of Health Dr. Riak Gai Kok and the Army Spokesperson, Brig. General Lul Ruai Koang witnessed the delivery on behalf of the government, while the Egyptian Ambassador delivered the items on behalf of the Egyptian Government.
Hussien Mar Nyuot, the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management said the assistance will go to the people who are in dire need.
“This assistance came in at the right time when the people of South Sudan are in real need. We will make sure that all these assistances go to the people who are in need,” he said.
Nyuot said the assistance will be distributed to Juba Teaching Hospital, the Orphanage Centers, as well as the Military Hospital to be witnessed by the Egyptian Ambassador for the purposes of accountability.
Ayman Elgammal, the Egyptian Ambassador to South Sudan reassured that Egypt will continue supporting the people of South Sudan.
He said Egypt will continue supporting the country in areas of education, food security to enable the government of South Sudan to fulfill their priority as highlighted by President Salva Kiir.
On his part, the Army Spokesperson, Brig. General Lul Ruai Koang, thanked the Egyptian government for generously supporting the Sudan People Liberation Army’s military hospital, adding that it has benefited a lot through the medicines that were supplied.