Syria, Russia discuss ways to enhance cooperation in health sector

Moscow, SANA- Syria’s Ambassador to Russia, Dr. Riad Haddad, discussed with the Russian Health Minister Mikhail Murashko and cooperation between the Syrian and Russian ministries of health.

Haddad noted that the meeting is being held in preparation for the upcoming visit of the delegation from the Russian Ministry to Syria in order to sign a bilateral cooperation agreement in the field of manufacturing medicines and medical equipment, as well as signing a new agreement on training of the Syrian doctors in Russia.

In turn, Murashko thanked Syria for its stance in support of Russia in the recent meetings of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Bahrain.

He stressed the Russian side’s readiness to upgrade the level of relations between the two ministries of the two countries, especially providing Syria with vaccines against COVID-19.

Nisreen Othman / Shaza Qreima

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