In an implementation of the directives of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, a relief plane arrived in Tunis yesterday within the Saudi air bridge, which is operated by the King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Action, to contribute to combating the spread of the Coronavirus.
The plane, carrying five high-quality oxygen generators that will be distributed to five Tunisian hospitals, was received by the Ambassador of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques to Tunisia, Dr. Abdulaziz bin Ali Al-Sager, the Tunisian Minister of Health in charge of Ali Merabet, the Adviser to the Presidency of the Tunisian Republic Walid Al-Hajjam, and the Director-General of Health The military in Tunisia, Mustafa Ferjani, along with cadres and leaders from the Tunisian Ministry of Defense.
Tunisian Health Minister Ali Merabet expressed, in a statement to the Saudi Press Agency, his heartfelt thanks to the leadership of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, led by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, for the continuous extension of medical aid to Tunisia to support it in combating the Corona Virus (Covid-19) pandemic.
He stressed that the Tunisian people will not forget the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques this historic humanitarian stand with Tunisia.
He explained that this new batch of aid would solve a major dilemma that Tunisia suffers from in its resistance to the rampant Corona pandemic, which is providing oxygen to those in need of patients, noting that the previous aid, which included vaccines, respirators, and others, came to help treat high injuries in Tunisian hospitals, and that This new batch is coming to help deal with the disease in the long run.
He indicated that these generators with high features that can remain in service for up to 15 years will not only contribute to immediate assistance in dealing with Corona patients but will also serve the health system in Tunisia in general.
The Ambassador of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques to Tunisia, Dr. Abdulaziz bin Ali Al-Sager, said that the Kingdom considers its standing by Tunisia as a duty imposed by the existing historical brotherly relations between the two countries, pointing out that the Kingdom has spared no effort to stand with brotherly and friendly countries in various adversities and circumstances.