Skopje / Information Office / May 19
In implementation of the directives of HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, the shipment of urgent medical assistance provided by the State of Qatar through Qatar Fund For Development (QFFD) to face the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19).
The medical aid plane was received by HE Deputy Prime Minister of Macedonia Bujar Osmani, HE Deputy Minister of Health Armend Asllani, and Acting Charg d'Affaires at the Embassy of the State of Qatar in Northern Macedonia Hamad Jassim Gharib Al Mahmood.
In his speech on this occasion, HE Deputy Prime Minister of Macedonia thanked HH the Amir for providing medical assistance at this critical time, noting that medical assistance will help the Macedonian government to meet the economic challenges of this epidemic as well.
For his part, the Macedonian Deputy Minister of Health expressed his deep gratitude and appreciation to the Qatari government for providing the medical supplies and protective clothing that the medical teams need in the Macedonian health institutions to address the new epidemic of the Coronavirus.
For his part, the Acting Charg d'Affaires at the Embassy of the State of Qatar in Northern Macedonia said that the shipment of Qatari medical aid carries 8.5 tons of medical supplies and protective clothing to support the Macedonian health sector to respond to the pandemic of the Coronavirus, and affirmed the State of Qatar's standing alongside Northern Macedonia and its friendly people, wishing that this crisis will soon be over.