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UAE President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan Offers Condolences to Greece

UAE President Offers Condolences to Greece

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, called Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic, today.

Expressions of Sympathy:

During the call, Sheikh Mohamed extended his sincere condolences and sympathies to Prime Minister Mitsotakis and the people of Greece over the victims of the floods witnessed by the country, which resulted in severe damage.

Sheikh Mohamed also extended his condolences to the victims’ families, reaffirming the UAE’s solidarity with Greece during these most dire circumstances.

Appreciation from Greece:

For his part, Prime Minister Mitsotakis thanked His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, extending his appreciation for the UAE’s continued solidarity with Greece.

Impact of the Floods:

The floods have caused damage to over 700 square kilometres (270 square miles) in Greece’s central farming belt, according to the European Union’s satellite and earth observation agency, Copernicus. 

The floods destroyed homes and roads and left thousands of households without power and water for days. 

Fifteen people died in the deluge, while several thousand were rescued in a major evacuation effort that included helicopters.

Get all the latest update on UAE Times Now

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