Third Saudi plane carrying coronavirus aid arrives in Tunisia

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Third Saudi plane carrying coronavirus aid arrives in Tunisia

Saudi Gazette report TUNIS "” A third Saudi aircraft carrying medical supplies arrived here on Thursday to help Tunisia combat the spread of coronavirus in the country, the Saudi Press Agency reported. The medical was sent by the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) in response to the request made by Tunisian President Kais Saied during his call with Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman last week. The aircraft was received by Saudi Arabia's Ambassador to Tunisia Dr. Abdulaziz bin Ali Al-Sager, Tunisian Minister of Defense Brahim Bartagi, Tunisian Minister of Health Dr. Fawzi Al-Mahdi, and Director of the Tunisian President's Office, Minister Nadia Okasha. In a press statement, Tunisian Defense Minister Brahim Bertegi praised the medical equipment sent by the Kingdom to support Tunisia's efforts in confronting the widespread outbreak of COVID-19. The Tunisian defense minister said that Saudi Arabia has sent high-precision equipment with advanced technology, which will raise the readiness of the public hospitals to receive patients. Saudi Arabia was generous in sending a large number of medical and care devices, medication, vaccines and other necessary materials. In the statement, the Tunisian defense minister expressed his thanks to the government and the people of Saudi Arabia.