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Government To Ensure Situation In Gaza Is Safe Before Sending 50 Doctors
Umno secretary-general Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Mansor said the government and the Umno Welfare Bureau realised that the present situation in Gaza is unsafe due to bombing by Israel.
"We will only send the team when the situation there is safe. Presently, Gaza is the target of 300 to 400 bombs daily," he told reporters after launching the Nur Ramadan programme of Titiwangsa parliamentary constituency, here Sunday.
When asked how the volunteers would enter Gaza when the border gates at Rafah were closed, Tengku Adnan said they have their own ways to channel aid.
"I'm sure the volunteers will discuss how to send the aid and how to enter Gaza," said the federal territories minister.
In conjunction with the Nur Ramadan programme, the federal territories ministry presented a cheque for RM10,000 to Masjid Al-Akram, Datuk Keramat.
The ministry also presented cash aid and essential goods to 500 poor folks including orphans, single mothers, senior citizens and persons with disabilities.
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