Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed expressed his heartfelt concerns and messages of solidarity as he personally called families of frontline workers who passed away due to Coronavirus.
Thousands of people in the UAE are in the hospital battling Coronavirus, making it tougher than ever for those working in the frontlines of the healthcare industry. The burden keeps growing on doctors and nurses, but it gets worse for their families when they pass away due to the disease.
At the time of this writing, the UAE records a total of 178,837 Coronavirus cases and a total of 596 deaths, including frontline workers. Recently, the Emirates News Agency (WAM) shared excerpts of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan making personal calls to families of doctors and nurses who lost their lives due to COVID-19, condoling to their deaths and showing gratitude for their efforts to protect the country.
The Crown Prince shared emotional messages saying the UAE is “forever indebted” to the deceased, their families “are my responsibility from now on,” “we can never repay their deeds” and “you have a brother in me.” Have a listen:
Ever since the Coronavirus outbreak wreaked havoc, the UAE has gone at great lengths to support and reward frontline workers, from offering gold cards, rolling out bonus schemes, looking after their needs, granting scholarships to their children and heralding them at the UAE’s 49th National Day celebrations. Check it out:
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(Featured photograph credit: WAM)