Addis Ababa June 23/2020(ENA) The Kingdom of Morocco on Monday Donated greater than 600, 000 items of medical provides to the African Union (AU), to assist forestall the unfold of COVID¬-19 within the continent.
In response to a press release from the AU, the donation consists of 500,000 Non-Woven face Masks, 4,000 Coats, 40,000 Hygiene Caps, 60,000 Visors, and a couple of,000 litres of hydro alcoholic gel.
Commissioner for social affairs of the AU, Amira Elfadil acquired the donation from everlasting consultant of the Kingdom of Morocco to the AU, Ambassador Mohammed Arrouchi within the presence of Africa Facilities for Illness Management (Africa CDC).
Amira Elfadil on the event appreciated the donation and mentioned “this donation represents the values of support and solidarity between AU Member States. We agreed to fight COVID-19 through unity and solidarity.”
She additionally recommended Africa’s personal trade for rising as much as the problem indicating that the medical provides donated by the Kingdom are domestically manufactured in Morocco. And urged member states to strengthen their capabilities in manufacturing medical merchandise in Africa.
Ambassador Mohammed Arrouchi on his half mentioned “Morocco is always ready to be in the company of African brothers and sisters to share its expertise and medical equipment.”
In response to the Africa CDC, COVID-19 confirmed instances in Africa reached 306,567 and fatalities reported because of the pandemic are 8,155 as of Monday.