Video-Czech deputy foreign minister: Czech government agrees on program to provide relief aid for Syrians

Damascus Countryside, SANA- Czech Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Martin Tlapa affirmed on Monday that his government has agreed on a program to provide humanitarian and relief aid for the Syrian people through successive batches.

In a press statement following his visit to a temporary housing center in Herjalleh town in Damascus Countryside, Tlapa said that the Czech Red Cross is currently transferring medical aid to hospitals and medical centers and equipment for persons with disabilities in addition to providing food and milk for children.

He pointed out that his visit to Syria aims at offering humanitarian aid for the Syrians affected by the crisis, hailing the steadfastness of the Syrians despite the difficult challenges facing them during the crisis.

The Czech official affirmed that the Czech government will work with the Syrian government to have a role in the reconstruction process after the restoration of security and safety, noting that his country is willing to cooperate with the Syrian state in order to preserve antiquities.

On the sidelines of the visit, Tlapa participated in a carnival held by Herjalleh Municipality in cooperation with Damascus Countryside branch of the Revolutionary Youth Union (RYU) on the occasion of the 48th anniversary of the RYU.

During the carnival, Tlapa planted a tree near the municipal stadium of Herjalleh as an expression of the ancient friendship between the peoples of the Czech Republic and Syria.

Manar al-Frieh/Manal

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