The International Humanitarian City (IHC) welcomed today at its warehouses an Italian Government delegation in a formal visit to learn about IHC and the humanitarian community, based in Dubai.

The delegation consisted of HE Nicola Lener, Ambassador of Italy to the UAE, and HE Giuseppe Finocchiaro, Consul General in Dubai.

Hosting this visit were senior officials from IHC and attending members from the humanitarian community: WHO, WFP, UNHRD, UNHCR, UNICEF, IFRC, FAO, Lions Clubs International, and NRS.

Mr Giuseppe Saba, IHC CEO, welcomed the Italian officials and gave an overview presentation of IHC role in various humanitarian projects, shedding light on the humanitarian community’s response for COVID-19, in addition to IHC members who gave overviews on their recent operations.

This was followed by a tour to the IHC showroom which displays various relief aid items stored by IHC members, IHC Kitting Center, and IHC Cold Chain facility.