Doha, 07 April 2020
Italian ambassador to State of Qatar Alessandro Prunas has said in a statement issued today that he would like to join the Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs Luigi Di Maio in his expression of gratitude to the State of Qatar for its timely and generous donation of 2 field hospitals with a capacity of 500 beds each.
He said that it is a tangible gesture of friendship between the Italian and the Qatari people and a strong support to Italy’s efforts to fight against the pandemic.
‘this donation embodies the close bonds of cooperation between our Armed Forces. At a time when Italy and Qatar are cooperating in the context of so many joint training programs, including training of pilots, we are moved to see that the Qatari Air Force will transport this donation to Italy and that our women and men of the Armed Forces will work together once again for the installation of the two field hospitals, Italian envoy added.