Urgent medical aid sent to Lebanon on Amir's directives
April 16 2020 10:50 PM
Qatari and Lebanese officials mark the occasion.
Qatari and Lebanese officials mark the occasion.

The Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) has sent a shipment of urgent medical aid to Lebanon upon the directives of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani to send urgent medical aid there to "support the efforts of the brothers in Lebanon to combat the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) epidemic", the official Qatar News Agency (QNA) reported on Thursday.

The shipment, which Qatar Airways delivered, weighs 10 tonnes and contains medical equipment and supplies, QFFD said in a statement.

This medical assistance provided by Qatar "comes within the framework of its support for brotherly and friendly countries to overcome the coronavirus epidemic crisis, and a contribution to the international efforts to combat the spread of the epidemic, which constitutes a threat to the whole world", the report added.

Last updated: April 16 2020 11:08 PM

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