A statement by the military spokesman said “large quantities” of medical aid was sent but did not reveal the exact quantity or the kind of medical aid.
The medical assistance, which was sent upon directives from Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi, aims at helping the Tunisian people to confront the Covid-19 pandemic.
The aid has been provided by the Egyptian Ministry of the population to Libya to ease Libyan citizens' plight against the coronavirus pandemic.
The jets belong to the Egyptian Armed Forces, and the shipment was delivered by Minister of Health and Population Hala Zayed herself.
The aid comes while Egypt is officially facing a second wave of coronavirus.
The ministry announced the resumption of an air bridge between the two countries to transfer medical aid from Egypt to Sudan, to support the Sudanese people.
The aid shipment included more than 14 tons of medicines and medical supplies such as medical masks, and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
Egypt has sent a new aid plane to Lebanon carrying 550 COVID-19 treatment protocols, according to the Egyptian Ministry of Information.
The Egyptian plane that arrived today is loaded with some 9 tons of medications and medical supplies; as per the real needs listed by the Lebanese side, he said.
The assistance came upon directives from President Abdel Fattah El Sisi, the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, the Egyptian Ministry of Defense said in a statement on Thursday.
Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Wednesday ordered urgently sending two planes carrying medical aid to Lebanon, after a deadly blast in the Lebanese capital that reportedly killed at least 100 people and injured at least 4,000 others.
Medical aid includes saline solutions, PPE, and other medical supplies.
Egypt will send urgent medical aid to Iraq within three days, to back the latter’s efforts to face the novel coronavirus, Egyptian Minister of Health Hala Zayed said on Sunday, as Iraq has seen a drastic surge in coronavirus cases over the last period.
President of Zimbabwe Emmerson Mnangagwa affirmed continuous communication with Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El Sisi during direct meetings and messages of consultation on issues of mutual concern, an Egyptian official statement read.
The ambassador said that this step comes as an affirmation of the distinguished relations between the two countries as well as Egypt's standing with the Palestinian people in all adversity.
South Sudan has so far recorded 481 coronavirus cases and 4 deaths, while Egypt has reported more than 15,000 cases and almost 700 deaths.
The shipment is larger than the two previous ones .
The Sudanese government thanked Monday the Egyptian government as the latter sent medical supplies to Khartoum.
The 25-ton shipment falls within the framework of the state’s plan to confront the coronavirus.
Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi directed the Egyptian Armed Forces on Monday to send medical aid to Sudan.