Turkey’s efforts in support of the transformation of a convention center in Bogota into a temporary hospital amid the coronavirus pandemic came at one of the most critical moments in Colombia’s fight against COVID-19.   

Despite difficulties at home, Turkey continues to cooperate with countries that need its help. The Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) donated 250 hospital beds for a transitional hospital established by the Mayor’s Office of Bogota in the main hall of the Corferias exhibition grounds.  

Angela Ospina de Nicholls, director for the Colombian Presidential Agency for International Cooperation, recognized Turkey’s effort at a time

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