Ukrainian Post – Georgia is first among 191 countries in supplying humanitarian cargo to Ukraine
Georgia is the first among 191 countries in the supplying of 400 tons of humanitarian aid to Ukraine. The State Post Office of Ukraine, Ukrposhta published the relevant official data.
According to the same agency, Georgia is among the 14 countries that allow individuals and legal entities to send free postal mailings (in particular, parcels) to Ukraine to their preferred addressees.
Ukrposhta informs that Romania is on the second place with 80 tons of humanitarian aid, followed by Belgium with 40 tons. The information published by Ukrainian Post reflects the data by April 1, this year.
Following the instructions by the Prime Minister of Georgia, Irakli Gharibashvili, the first humanitarian cargo was sent to Ukraine in February. At the same time, also by the decision of the Prime Minister of Georgia, with the involvement of state representatives of all regions and the Department of Government Relations with regions, humanitarian aid was collected throughout Georgia and sent to Ukraine a few weeks ago.
Parliament of Georgia, Tbilisi City Hall, the Patriarchate, and National Food Agency also collected the humanitarian aid and sent it to Ukraine to support Ukrainian citizens.
In addition, following the initiative of the Government, Enterprise Georgia Agency launched a campaign – Enterprise for Ukraine, which envisaged sending to Ukraine the products of need either produced or purchased by Georgian companies in order to support Ukrainians. The aid was sent in 3 stages.
Georgian Post provided delivery of humanitarian cargo to Ukraine in cooperation with the Ukrainian Post. At the same time, Georgian Post, in compliance with the decision of Georgian Government, launched a campaign in solidarity with Ukrainian people, which allows ordinary citizens to send humanitarian mail to Ukraine free of charge.
At the same time, the employees of Georgian Post, as a sign of solidarity, sent humanitarian parcel to the employees of Ukrposhta, the State Post of Ukraine.
Since the beginning of the war in Ukraine, various necessities have been sent from Georgia to help Ukrainian people, including food and beverages, basic necessities, and medical aid.