Palestine-Israel Conflict, Malaysian Government allocated initial humanitarian donation RM1 million.

By Balqis Jazimah Zahari
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KUALA LUMPUR: As an initial step, Ministry of Foreign Affairs is in the process of disbursing RM1 million for immediate humanitarian aid through the People’s Humanitarian Trust Account for Palestine (AAKRP) following the conflict between Palestine-Israel.

As announced by the Deputy Prime Minister, Dato’ Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi in Parliament on October 9th, the public, agencies, and organizations wishing to contribute through AAKRP can do so via the link https:/ PQiASweOESnCB8pC8.

The Ministry, in its statement, expressed Malaysia’s deep concern about the increasing number of casualties and injuries among civilians and the destruction resulting from the ongoing conflict since October 7th.

“Malaysia strongly condemns Israel’s excessive and indiscriminate bombing of civilian areas, as well as the regime’s actions to block basic supplies of water, electricity, and food,” said the statement

According to the statement, the Ministry upholds the decree of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong and welcomes the unanimous resolution of the Parliament on October 9th, including the demand for the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) and the international community to exert pressure to halt all hostilities and prevent bloodshed.

“In this context, Malaysia is also disappointed by the UNSC’s failure to reach an agreement on this matter.

“Given the critical situation at this time, the international community, including international organizations, should immediately provide humanitarian assistance such as basic supplies and medical supplies.

“The Israeli regime has no right to block humanitarian aid channels,” it added.

The statement added,”considering the current security situation, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs advises those planning to travel to the affected areas to postpone their plans.

“Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) that still wish to go to the area are advised to consult with this Ministry first.”.

At present, there are five Malaysian citizens, including an adult woman and a mother with three children, in Tebing Barat.

“The Malaysian Embassy in Amman is in constant contact with them.

“The Ministry of Foreign Affairs advises anyone, including Malaysian citizens, who have information about the presence of family members or acquaintances in the conflict area to contact the Ministry for assistance if necessary,”.

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