Kigali, 21 June (RNA) - Moroccan medical aid for Côte d’Ivoire, as part of a package of aid granted, on High Instructions from His Majesty Mohammed VI, King of Morocco, to several African countries to support them in their efforts to fight coronavirus, arrived on Saturday 20th of June 2020, at the Félix Houphouët Boigny international airport in Abidjan.
The equipment and products making up the Moroccan aid were received by the Ivorian Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr. Ally Coulibaly, and the Minister for Health and Public Hygiene Mr. Eugène Aka Aouélé, in the presence of representatives of religious institutions, Ivorian dignitaries and officials, as well as the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Morocco Mr. Abdelmalek Kettani.
On this occasion, the Ivorian Foreign Minister expressed, on behalf of President Alassane Ouattara, the gratitude and thanks of his country, government and people, to the concrete gesture of solidarity by His Majesty Mohammed VI, King of Morocco.
This generous initiative is the embodiment of the values of solidarity constantly advocated by His Majesty Mohammed VI, King of Morocco as well as the Sovereign’s Vision for South-South cooperation and inter-African solidarity in all circumstances, Mr. Coulibaly added.
This Initiative, which is part of the Kingdom’s active solidarity with brotherly African countries, includes equipment and products for protection and prevention, as well as a batch of medicines.
The aid is composed of face masks, visors, hygiene caps, coats, hydroalcoholic gel, as well as packs of chloroquine and Azithromycin.
This solidarity action is part of the implementation of the Initiative launched by His Majesty King Mohammed VI on April 13, 2020, as a pragmatic and action-oriented approach, intended for the brotherly African countries, enabling the sharing of experiences and good practices and aiming to establish an operational framework in order to support their efforts in the various phases of the pandemic management.