(Communicated by the Foreign Ministry Spokesman)
The Foreign Ministry today (Thursday
19.11.98) announces that Israel will provide humanitarian medical aid for
the victims of the tsunami that hit the north coast of Papua-New Guinea,
in the Airape province, several months ago.
Several Israeli companies have supplied
equipment and medecines, including: Teva, Teldar, Elbit and eCI. The Geographical
Society organized the contributions under the aegis of the Honorary Consul
for New Guinea in Israel, Mr. Daniel Lew.
Official records indicate that approximately