Mogadishu (SD) – Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) in collaboration with the European Union, responding to the impact of COVID-19 on Somalia, donated medical supplies including medicine and three ambulances for the towns of Tog-Wajale, Dhobley and Balad-Hawo all along the country’s borders.
The donations were addressed to the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare of the Federal Government of Somalia.
The handover ceremony held in Mogadishu was attended by the Deputy Minister of Health of the Federal Government of Somalia Dr. Ahmed Hussein Maalim, MPs, and IGAD Heads of State, the EU Special Representative for Somalia and the United Nations Office in Somalia UNOPS.
The IGAD Special Representative for Somalia, Ms. Mariam Mohamed Aden, handed over medical supplies to the Federal Government of Somalia.
Deputy Minister of Health of the Federal Government of Somalia Dr. Ahmed Hussein Maalim (Dr Gurey), thanked IGAD, the European Union and the United Nations for their assistance to Somalia.
The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) works closely with the various institutions of the Federal Government of Somalia, providing support in the areas of human resources, reconciliation, peace and civil society and cultural organizations.
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