King of Morocco helps Africa to counter the covid-19 pandemic
PERSISMA, Rabat – Mauritania, Senegal, Niger, and Guinea Bissau announced the arrival of medical supplies donated by Morocco.
His Majesty King Mohammed VI, May God Assist Him, gave
his very high instructions for sending medical aid to several brotherly African
countries. The aid is intended to provide protective medical equipment to
support the brotherly African countries in their efforts to fight the COVID-19
It is composed of nearly 8 million face masks, 900,000 visors, 600,000 hygiene caps, 60,000 coats, 30,000 liters of hydroalcoholic gel, as well as 75,000 packs of chloroquine and 15,000 packs of Azithromycin.
This aid will benefit 15 African countries, belonging to all the sub-regions of the continent, namely: Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Comoros, Congo, Eswatini, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Malawi, Mauritania, Niger, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Senegal, Tanzania, Chad and Zambia.
This solidarity action is part
of the implementation of the Initiative launched by His Majesty, The King, May
God Assis Him, on April 13, 2020, as a pragmatic and action-oriented approach,
intended to the brotherly African countries, enabling the sharing of
experiences and good practices and aiming to establish an operational framework
in order to support their efforts in the various phases of the pandemic
All the protective products and equipment making up the medical aids sent to brotherly African countries are produced in Morocco by Moroccan companies and comply with the World Health Organization’s standards.