The UAE confirmed its commitment to alleviate the effects of the new Corona virus epidemic, "Covid 19", while protecting the rights of all citizens, residents and visitors on its soil, especially those most vulnerable to the social, economic and humanitarian impacts of the virus.
His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, sent a message to the United Nations Secretariat, in which he said .. «The UAE is fully aware that the epidemic of“ Covid 19 ”represents more than a passing health crisis .. and that the state is well aware that The major and unprecedented challenges posed by the "Covid 19" epidemic can be overcome only through joint action, human solidarity and global cooperation.
His Highness added: “We recognize the great importance of protecting human rights for all who live on the land of the UAE, regardless of nationality, race or color .. and that, in line with the principle of the sustainable development goals of not giving up any person, the UAE government has adopted a response plan Immediate, which included several sectors of the "Covid 19" epidemic, based on the principles of trust, community awareness, transparency, and the provision of testing and treatment for all. "
His Highness concluded: “The UAE is committed to implementing the directives issued by the United Nations on combating the" Covid 19 "virus, and also declares its solidarity with international organizations to contribute to the exchange of information, experiences and best practices to combat the epidemic.
It is worth noting that the UAE has taken proactive measures to protect everyone within its borders and implemented the most advanced testing programs in the world, while providing free and accessible test and treatment for those infected with the "Covid 19" virus through the use of the latest technology .. It also conducted tests for more than one Out of every ten of its residents, it included more than 1.3 million people.