KAMAZ to Become the New Face of the UN World Food Programme Transport Service
In 2014-2015, the fund of the program will receive over 218 trucks
KAMAZ will soon become the new face of the transport service of the World Food Programme (WFP) of the United Nations. This was announced by Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman Alexander Lukashevich.
“In 2014-2015, the World Food Programme will receive a total of 218 KAMAZ trucks as a natural contribution from the Russian Federation to the fund “, said Alexander Lukashevich.
“The scale of the project suggests that KAMAZ trucks will become the face of the transport service of the largest humanitarian organization in the UN system,” noted the Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman.
In the very near future, KAMAZ will become the face of the transport service of the largest humanitarian organization in the UN system
The strategic partnership agreement between the Russian Government and the World Food Program for 2014-2017 is to be signed during the meeting between the Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov with the Executive Director of the UN WFP Ertharin Cousin on December 16.
On the same day, the Vasilyevsky Spusk Square will host the official ceremony of the transfer of the first batch of KAMAZ vehicles consisting of 15 units for the implementation of the project to renovate the trucks used to transport humanitarian aid.
According to Alexander Lukashevich, Russia has served as a donor to the World Food Programme for over 10 years. Before the end of the year, Russia’s contribution to the Fund will amount to 6.5 million US dollars.
KAMAZ is the largest Russian manufacturer of trucks. It includes over 150 organizations located in Russia, CIS and abroad, including 12 major automotive production plants. It also includes assembly facilities in Vietnam, Iran, India, Kazakhstan and Pakistan.