Two health projects funded by the United Arab Emirates Red Crescent were inaugurated in Peshawar on Thursday by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Shah Farman and Minister for Health Dr Hisham Inamullah in presence of Abdulaziz Al Neyadi, the DHM of UAE Embassy in Islamabad, and Dr. Mohammed Ali Billa, Senior Executive Doctor of UAE Red Crescent.The first project was launched at the Institute of Kidney Diseases, Phase 4, Hayatabad, Peshawar, where six haemodialysis machines and six bed sets (patient bed + mattress of 8 cm thickness + over bed table + bedside table) were provided. The second one was at the Khyber Teaching Hospital, University Road, Peshawar, where 10 haemodialysis machines, 10 bed sets (patient bed + mattress of 8 cm thickness + over bed table + bedside table, one water treatment system) were provided. Abdulaziz Al Neyadi, the DHM of UAE Embassy in Islamabad, said that this comes as part of UAE’s assistance projects in health and education sectors and expressed his thanks for the Federal and Provincial Governments for their supports extended to UAE Charitable foundations in establishing humanitarian projects. Al Neyadi pointed out that the assistance and support to the health sector is one of the priorities of the UAE’s Foreign Aid strategy which is always given importance by the leadership in the UAE. Abdulaziz Al Neyadi expressed his thanks to UAE leadership and to H.H. Sheikha Shamsa Bint Hamdan Al Nahyan, Assistant to the ERC Chairman for Women’s Affairs and Chairperson of the Higher Committee of the Ataya Initiative, for her direct and uninterrupted support, and appraised the qualitative and innovative Initiative, fostering the humanitarian and development assistance, which is a step forward in reinforcing the global humanitarian mission of UAE and its wise leadership, subsequently resulted in UAE becoming one of the most important donor countries for humanitarian and development assistance and an important platform to launch creative initiatives addressing the humanitarian issues faced by many human communities. The UAE ambassador affirmed that Her Highness Sheikha Shamsa bint Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Nahyan, through the “Attaya Initiative” embodied the principle of continuity in the humanitarian contribution and sustainability in development work for the welfare and happiness of mankind. This initiative is consistent and strengthens the UAE’s global humanitarian mission under the guidance of the wise leadership of the United Arab Emirates.