Monrovia — The Government of the State of Qatar, through the Qatar Charity, has donated an assortment of valuable medical equipment and supplies to the Government of Liberia through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
At a brief turn over ceremony in the C. Cecil Dennis, Jr. Auditorium at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Thursday, the Charge d’ Affairs of the Qatari Embassy near Monrovia, Mr. Fahad Rashid Al-Marekhi said the donation is intended to compliment the Liberian Government’s fight in containing the spread of COVID-19.
Mr. Al-Marekhi said Liberia and Qatar share a special bond of friendship, and the gesture is also geared towards strengthening the already existing excellent relationship between the two nations.
“This is just a symbol of friendship between our two countries. We stand by each other in the times of needs. We pray and wish that Liberia will contain the virus and it will not impact the people and the citizens of the Republic of Liberia. We also hope that our friendship will be sustainable,” Mr. Al-Marekhi said, while speaking through an interpreter.
The three-truck-full of medical equipment and supplies, which include ventilator, oxygen concentrator, oxygen cylinder, compressor nebulizer, infrared non-contact thermometers, alcohol, chlorine powders, ear loop surgical face masks, face shields, pulse oximeter, Boecker sanitunnel, immune supplements, disposable gowns, nitrile examination glove, disinfectant spray and Dettol wipes, among others, were taken to the Ministry of Health where they were offloaded.
Receiving the items on behalf of Foreign Minister Dee Maxwell Kemayah, the Assistant Minister for International Cooperation and Economic Affairs, Sherdrick M.…