Qatar's Foreign Minister offers condolences to Lebanese Foreign Minister

Qatar's Foreign Minister offers condolences to Lebanese Foreign Minister

By QLNews

Qatar has expressed solidarity with Lebanon as it deals with the aftermath of an enormous explosion that rocked the country's capital on Tuesday.

Earlier, HH the Amir had offered his condolences to the Lebanese President and said that Qatar would provide all kinds of assistance necessary to mitigate the effects of the explosion.

HE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani held a telephone conversation on Wednesday with HE Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants of the Republic of Lebanon Charbel Wehbe.

During the call, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs expressed condolences of the State and people of Qatar on the victims of the Beirut port explosion and wished a speedy recovery to the injured. 

HE the Foreign Minister expressed the solidarity of the State of Qatar with Lebanon and its full readiness to provide all kinds of assistance necessary to mitigate the effects of this explosion.

HE the Lebanese Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants thanked the State of Qatar for its solidarity and continuous support for Lebanon.

Upon the directives of HH the Amir, Qatar sent urgent medical assistance to Lebanon. An Amiri Air Force plane carrying the medical aid left for Rafic Hariri International Airport on Wednesday morning. The first shipment includes essential medical supplies to treat those injured in the Beirut explosion.

The aid also includes two fully equipped field hospitals of 500 beds each. The hospitals are equipped with respirators and the necessary medical equipment and supplies.

Qatar was quick to offer a helping hand to Lebanon and express its support to the country to help alleviate the impact of the large-scale devastation.

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