According to media reports, their amount was about 15 million rubles.
Sheikh of the emirate of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum paid the expenses of a resident of the Tambov region for the treatment of her 57-year-old mother Natalia Popova. This is reported on the website of the administration of the region.
According to the “Moskovsky Komsomolets”, we are talking about the 34-year-old resident of the Tambov region Anastasia Popova. In late October, she went on vacation with her mother Natalia in the UAE. October 29, Natalia became ill, she was hospitalized with a diagnosis of “aortic rupture.” At the same time, the woman was allegedly refused to accept almost all local clinics, and she found herself “in one of the most expensive hospitals in Dubai.” She died there later.
The publication writes that Popova was undergoing long-term treatment in the intensive care unit. The cost of treatment was about 15 million rubles, without paying this amount a woman would not be released from the country.
After her death, her daughter turned to the governor of the Tambov region, Alexander Nikitin, in social networks.
[perfectpullquote align=”full” bordertop=”false” cite=”” link=”” color=”” class=”” size=””]Alexander Nikitin immediately responded and ordered the Tambov family to provide the necessary support. […] The ruler of the emirate of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum decided to provide financial assistance to the people of Tambov who were faced with the problem of paying bills for treatment. He took over not only the payment of bills from the hospital, but also financed the transportation of the tourist’s body to his homeland, air tickets to family members and other related expenses.[/perfectpullquote]
Nikitin sent a letter of thanks addressed to the ruler of Dubai. He also noted the merit of the Consul General of Russia in Dubai and the Northern Emirates, Oleg Fomin.