Damascus, SANA – Health Minister Nizar Yazigi stressed that the ministry will continue to exert utmost efforts for delivering the medical services to those in need for them in all areas in spite of the terrorist targeting of the health institutions and the one-sided economic siege imposed on the Syrian people, which has left negative impacts on the health sector.
The remarks came during the minister’s meeting with a delegation of the Syrian American Will Association (SAWA) on Monday.
Minister Yazigi pointed to the role of the Syrian expatriates in supporting their motherland and conveying the reality of the events taking place in the country to the world.
He reviewed the damage caused to the health sector due to targeting it by terrorist organizations throughout the past five years and the difficulties facing it while securing the qualitative medicines and medical equipment.
For his part, head of the delegation Qussai Ahmad referred to the efforts exerted by the Syrians residing in the USA in supporting the Syrian people, as members of SAWA expressed readiness to participate in providing medical aid in a way that alleviates the sufferings of the Syrians.
In the same context, Tourism Minister Bisher Yazigi met with the delegation, affirming to its members that the activities of Syrian expatriates around the world constitute proof of the depth of the Syrians’ sense of belonging to their homeland.
In turn, SAWA member Mounzer Ahmad said that their visit to Syria is one of the aspects of cohesion and cooperation with their fellow Syrians, adding that the visits also seeks to learn about what is happening in Syria in order to convey a true image to the world.