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Posted On: 11 August 2020 11:46 pm
Updated On: 12 August 2020 11:13 am

Qatar's field hospital starts operation in Beirut

Vrinda Abilash
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In the implementation of the directives of H.H. the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, the Qatari field hospital was inaugurated on Tuesday at Al Roum Hospital in Beirut, as part of the medical aid and supplies provided by the State of Qatar to support Lebanon.

H.E. Ambassador of the State of Qatar to the Republic of Lebanon Mohammed Hassan Jaber Al Jaber, representative of the Lebanese Minister of Health in the caretaker government Dr. Mohammed Hayder, representative of the Lebanese Army Commander General Elias Shamiya, Director-General of Al Roum Hospital Edgard Joujou, the Qatari logistical and medical delegation that constructed of the hospital, and several diplomats attended the inauguration. This comes following the dispatchment of two field hospitals and urgent medical aid to the Republic of Lebanon from Qatar recently.

Qatar Field Hospital at Al Roum Hospital in Beirut inaugurated
Image Source: Marsal Qatar

The representative of the Lebanese Minister of Health thanked the State of Qatar for its standing and constant support for Lebanon. The representative of the Lebanese Armed Forces Commander also praised the efforts of the State of Qatar and its generous contribution in overcoming the human tragedy that afflicted Lebanon, appreciating the work of the Qatari medical and logistical team that completed equipping the hospital at a record speed with full preparation and equipment.

Director-General of Al Roum Hospital praised the equipment available inside the field hospital and gave a detailed explanation about the hospital and its departments, which include several operating rooms, emergency rooms for the injured, and a pharmacy.

In a speech, the Ambassador of the State of Qatar to the Republic of Lebanon expressed condolences to the families of the victims of the explosion, wishing a speedy recovery for the wounded.

H.E. the Ambassador said that the inauguration of the field hospital presented by the State of Qatar came in implementation of the directives of H.H. the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani to support of the Lebanese people after the port explosion. He explained that the hospital is equipped with the necessary medical equipment and includes 60 operating rooms and rooms for the injured and patients, adding that the second field hospital in the Lebanese Hospital Geitaoui will soon be operational after its completion.

Check out our video below to find out how Qatar has been assisting and supporting Lebanon since the explosion.

Also, click on the following link to find out how you can help the victims of Lebanon's explosion: https://www.iloveqatar.net/news/community/heres-how-you-can-help-the-victims-of-lebanons-explosions

Sources: QNA