APS : Saturday, 06 February 2021
ALGIERS- A medical caravan carrying means to fight against Covid-19 bound for the city of Sakiet Sidi Youcef in Tunisia departed on Saturday from Algiers as part of the commemoration of the 63rd anniversary
of Sakiet Sidi Youcef massacres.
The caravan was launched in the presence of Abdelhak Saihi, Secretary General of the Health, Population and Hospital Reform Ministry, and Tunisian Ambassador to Algeria, Ramdhane Al-Fayedh.
This caravan which will deliver 11 tonnes of medicines and means to fight the Covid-19 pandemic to the city of Sakiet Sidi Youcef, was decided by President of the Republic, Abdelmadjid Tebboune, said Saihi.
The aid is part of the commemoration of the 63rd anniversary of the Sakiet Sidi Youcef massacre, said Saihi, adding that by this gesture of solidarity, Algeria expresses its willingness to “support the brother Tunisian people”.
“The events of Sakiet Sidi Youcef remain a symbol that will encourage our two countries to work together to further improve their cooperation, with a view to achieving a strategic partnership,” said Tunisian Ambassador to Algeria Ramdhane Al-Fayedh.