Ukraine receives humanitarian aid from Kazakhstan10 january 2015, 13:36
Humanitarian aid from Kazakhstan has arrived to Ukraine, Tengrinews reports citing the press office of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Kazakhstan.
It is planned to complete the shipment of 300 tons of cargo by January 10. According to the press office of the Ukrainian Ministry, the Severodonetsk Chief Administration of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine is receiving 300 tons of food supplies from the Committee for State Material Reserve of the Ministry of National Economy of Kazakhstan. The delivery of the cargo with humanitarian aid is scheduled at 10:30 am. It is supervised by the Kazakhstani Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary in Ukraine Zautbek Turisbekov and the First Deputy Chairman of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine Anatoliy Boiko. The cargo is undergoing customs clearance.
Earlier, Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs reported sending humanitarian aid worth $380 thousand to Ukraine. The funds were allocated from Kazakhstan's Material Reserves. On October 6, the Ministry completed a transfer of $30 thousand to the International Red Cross Committee in humanitarian aid to Ukraine.
By Gyuzel Kamalova