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Qatar sends urgent medical aid to four countries

Qatar sends urgent medical aid to four countries

QNA
Doha
Qatar, represented by the Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD), on Wednesday sent four shipments of urgent medical aid to Tunisia, Algeria, Rwanda and Nepal in support of the efforts to confront and contain the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
In a statement, QFFD said a total of 45 tonnes of medical equipment and supplies were sent to the four countries and were transported by Qatar Airways.
Meanwhile, the aid arrived at Nepal capital Kathmandu on Wednesday. The shipment was received by Minister of Health and Population of Nepal Bhanu Bhakta Dhakal, Ambassador of Qatar to Nepal HE Yousuf bin Mohamed al Hail, and Director of Central and West Asia and Africa Division at the Nepalese Ministry of Foreign Affairs Harishchandra Ghimire.
Similarly, the medical aid (10 tonnes) arrived in Tunis. It was received by Abdulaziz Mohammed al Sheikh, Acting Chargé d''Affairs at the Embassy of Qatar to Tunisia, Mohamed bin Youssef, Director of the Department of Arab and Islamic Affairs in the Tunisian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and a delegation from the Tunisian Ministry of Health.