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 state of #Qatar through Qatar Fund for Development has sent a 10 tones shipment of urgent medical aid to the Republic of #Lebanon, through @qatarairways. The shipment contains multiple medical equipment and supplies. pic.twitter.com/FygikTarXt— Qatar Fund For Development (@qatar_fund) April 16, 2020
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.
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