Emergency medical airlift to Tunisia continues




Four Royal Air Force planes landed Monday morning at Tunis-Carthage International Airport as part of the airlift carrying emergency medical aid ordered by King Mohammed VI for Tunisia.

Morocco has decided to send emergency aid to Tunisia after the country reached dramatic figures in terms of hospital occupancy and the cumulative incidence of infections among the Tunisian population.

The total number of Royal Air Force planes that have arrived in Tunis so far has reached 12 carrying 134 tons and 689 kilograms of aid.

Moroccan emergency medical assistance includes two complete and autonomous intensive care units, with a total capacity of 100 beds, 100 respirators and 2 oxygen generators. The aid is intended to help Tunisia cope with the worrying social and health situation it is going through.

The royal decision to grant Tunisia emergency medical assistance is part of the active solidarity ties between the two countries, as well as the true brotherhood uniting the two peoples.

The Tunisian Presidency had expressed its thanks to Morocco for the emergency medical aid, describing this decision as “a noble initiative which embodies the bonds of brotherhood which exist between President Kais Saied and King Mohammed VI, and illustrates the relations of solidarity and deeply rooted mutual aid”. between the two brotherly peoples.