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BEIRUT, Jan 28, (KUNA): A plane carrying relief aid sent by the Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) arrived at Rafic Al-Hariri International Airport in Beirut on Thursday, as part of Kuwaiti relief plans for the Lebanese people. In a statement to KUNA, Kuwaiti ambassador to Lebanon Abdelaal Al- Qenaei said that the plane is loaded with medical aid and urgent health supplies provided to the Lebanese Red Cross. Al-Qenaei stressed Kuwait’s keenness to support the humanitarian efforts made by the Lebanese society to face the emerging Coronavirus (COVID-19).
The relief plane was received by representative of the Kuwaiti ambassador Counselor Abdullah Al-Shaheen and the embassy staff. For his part, head of the Kuwaiti Red Crescent mission in Lebanon, Dr. Musaed Al-Enzi, said in a statement to (KUNA) that the plane carried medical equipment, medicines, health supplies. The supplies will be delivered in coordination with the Lebanese Red Cross immediately and directly to hospitals to support their efforts in facing the outbreak of the virus.
Al-Enzi stressed KRCS’s permanent readiness to provide all humanitarian support to the Lebanese brothers, especially in these critical economic and health conditions. For his part, the relief operations coordinator at the Lebanese Red Cross, Youssef Botrous, praised in a similar statement to (KUNA), the quick response of KRCS, and the Kuwaiti humanitarian efforts in support of Lebanon in various circumstances.
He pointed out that the aid, which includes beds, respirators, medicines and medical supplies, will be distributed to various Lebanese hospitals to enhance their medical capabilities in facing the outbreak of the Coronavirus. KRCS continues its relief and humanitarian efforts with various support and supplies for the needy Lebanese families, Syrian, and Palestinian refugees in Lebanon throughout the year and in various regions