21.03.2014 - Politics

Bashkiria will send humanitarian aid to residents of Crimea this week

On behalf of President of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov this week in Ufa a formation of caravan loaded with humanitarian aid to residents of new regions of Russia in the Crimean peninsula will be completed, the press service of the head of the region informs.

The humanitarian aid includes in particular, cereals, pasta, vegetable oil, sugar, condensed milk, canned meat, flour, medicines and medical products. Food and medical supplies are purchased by the reserve fund of the Government of Bashkortostan.

It is assumed that the caravan will include three heavy-duty trucks and escort vehicles. Sergey Novikov, the chairman of Goskomzakaz RB, native of Sevastopol, is appointed by Rustem Khamitov as responsible for the development and delivery of humanitarian aid.