Several Arab countries joined forces in helping Lebanon recover from the disastrous blast in the capital earlier this week, that killed over 135 people and injured nearly 5,000. One of these friendly countries being Morocco.
King Mohammed VI gave commands for sending emergency medical and humanitarian aid to the Lebanese people, according to Morocco’s official news agency Maghreb Arabe Presse (MAP).
The aid includes a military medical team that will be operated by 100 health professionals, including 14 doctors.
“The Moroccan assistance also includes a batch of first aid drugs, food products (canned food, legumes, powdered milk, oil, sugar, etc.), tents, and blankets to accommodate the disaster victims,” said MAP.
“It also includes medical equipment for the prevention of COVID-19, notably protective masks, visors, gowns, and hydro-alcoholic gel.”
On behalf of the Moroccan people, King Mohammed VI expressed solidarity with Lebanon, assuring president Michel Aoun that Morocco stands alongside the Lebanese people.