Khartoum: The UAE Embassy in Khartoum started on Thursday distributing food baskets to the needy people in the Northern State, Sudan, with the support of Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation and under the umbrella of ‘Year of Zayed’ initiative.

In the presence of Ali Saeed Al Saeedi, First Secretary of the UAE Mission, officials from the embassy distributed the food aid to more than 4,000 people living in nine villages in the state.