Iraq and France sign an agreement that includes building Sinjar hospital

  • 25-11-2020, 18:40
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     INA - Baghdad

    Iraq and France signed an agreement that included building Sinjar Hospital in Nineveh.

    The agreement was signed on behalf of both countries by Iraqi Minister of Health and Environment Hassan Al-Tamimi and the French ambassador to Iraq, Bruno Hubert.

    Al-Tamimi discussed with the French ambassador to Iraq, Bruno Hubert, to strengthen health cooperation between the two countries, according to a statement by the media office of Minister of Health received by the Iraqi News Agency – INA.

    The statement included that Al-Tamimi and Hubert reviewed the epidemiological situation of the Corona pandemic in the two countries and discussed the possibility of increasing the prospects of cooperation between the two countries in the various health fields in addition to the exchange of scientific experiences.

    Al-Tamimi stressed that the ministry has prepared all necessary preparations to provide vaccines, if approved by the International Alliance for Medicines and Vaccines.

    In turn, the French ambassador expressed his country's readiness to cooperate with the French side, praising the efforts of the Iraqi Ministry of Health and its management in facing the pandemic.

    After the meeting, an agreement was signed that included the creation of a 100-bed Sinjar hospital in Nineveh, in cooperation with the French Chain of Hope Foundation, and then the announcement of health cooperation between the two countries.