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Qatar Fund for Development, on behalf of the State of Qatar, sends urgent medical aid to several friendly countries through Qatar Airways

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Out of the responsibility of the State of Qatar to support friendly countries and help them cope with and contain the outbreak of the Corona virus pandemic (Covid 19)

Qatar Fund for Development, on behalf of the State of Qatar, sends urgent medical aid to several friendly countries through Qatar Airways

Doha, 13th May

Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) has shipped several shipments of urgent medical aid to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Republic of Albania and the Republic of Angola to support their efforts to counter and contain the outbreak of the Corona pandemic (Covid-19).

These 25-ton shipments, which Qatar Airways delivered, included medical equipment and supplies such as masks and personal protective equipment for medical staff.

His Excellency Mr. Khalifa bin Jassim Al-Kuwari, Director General of the Qatar Fund for Development said: “This medical assistance reflects the great efforts made by the State of Qatar to combat the spread of this pandemic globally, which comes as a matter of joint global responsibility to try to contain the spread of this pandemic.”

It is worth noting that QFFD provided urgent medical aids to several brotherly and friendly countries including Iran, Italy, Lebanon, Tunisia, Algeria, Nepal and Rwanda, total weight reached to more than 85 tons.