An event to officially to handover the dates gifted to the Maldives by the UAE has been held yesterday at the Ministry of Islamic Affairs.
On behalf of the Maldivian government, the aid was accepted by the Islamic Ministry. However, the details about the distribution of these have yet to be announced.
Last month, the Saudi Government donated 50 tonnes of dates to the Maldives as well. The distribution of these was assigned to the City council, and was carried out earlier this month with special priority given to the poor.