Information / Baghdad
Oil Minister Ihsan Abdul-Jabbar confirmed, on Wednesday, that the Iraqi aid that arrived in Lebanon amounted to 20 tons of medical supplies.
The official agency “Wa’a” and its subsidiary “Al-Maalouma” stated that Lebanese Prime Minister Hassan Diab received at the Governmental Serail this evening an Iraqi delegation headed by the Minister of Oil Ihsan Abdul-Jabbar, the representative of the Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi, the Deputy Minister of Health Hani Al-Oqabi, and the Chargé d’Affairs Amin Al-Nasrawi. Political advisor Ahmed Jamal and Director of the Office of the Minister of Oil, Haider Obaid, in the presence of Minister of Energy and Water Raymond Ghajar and advisor to the Prime Minister Khader Talib, pointing out that the delegation briefed the Lebanese Prime Minister on the Iraqi medical services that arrived in Beirut and the oil submissions that started from Baghdad.
She added that after the meeting, Minister Abdul-Jabbar said, “We came from the Ministry of Oil, the Undersecretary of the Minister of Health, and a number of doctors in general and specialized surgery, with assistance amounting to 20 tons of medical and health materials, as an expression of Iraq’s participation in the pain afflicting brotherly Lebanon in this recent incident. Stressing that “an atmosphere of misery and anticipation prevailed in Iraq , the people and the leadership, in front of the great event that befell Beirut. We ask God to return Lebanon to its previous era of safe living, and the Iraqi government is committed to be a partner to Lebanon in this ordeal. Therefore, fuel convoys began From Baghdad to Beirut via the Syrian border. ”
The minister added that “Al-Kazemi promised the Lebanese government to provide fuel, and Iraq will be a good aid and support for the Lebanese government, and the medical staff will remain in Beirut until the Lebanese side authorizes him to return, and medical assistance will remain available.” 25 n ended