File- Medical aid delivered by Egypt on military jets to Italy on April 4, 2020 amid COVID-19 crisis - Press Photo
CAIRO -10 July 2021: Upon directives from President Abdel Fattah El Sisi, Egypt will send two trucks carrying more than 31 tons of medical supply to Tunisia, which announced the collapse of its medical sector against fighting the coronavirus.
In media remarks to El-Hikaya talk show on MBC Masr on Friday, Egyptian Minister of Health Hala Zayed stated that
Dr. Hala Zayed, Minister of Health, said that President Sisi gave his direction on Thursday, expressing Egypt’s support to the Tunisian people.
Spokeswoman for the Tunisian Ministry of Health Nesaf bin Ali told Radio Mosaïque FM, on Thursday, that the country's health system has collapsed as the intensive care departments are overwhelmed, while doctors are exhausted amid the rapid spread of the Coronavirus pandemic.
Two days ago, Tunisian President Kais Saied made a phone call to President Abdel Fattah El Sisi, expressing Tunisia’s full support for everything that would preserve the Egyptian water security as an integral part of the Arab national security.
The phone call comes in light of Tunisia’s current membership in the council.
In May 2021, an Egyptian military airplane loaded with medical equipment and supplies arrived in the Tunisian military base in Aouina, Mosaique FM reported.
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