RAMALLAH, Palestine 

Turkey’s state-run aid agency on Friday sent medical aid to Palestine amid the fight against novel coronavirus pandemic.

The Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) delivered medical and personal care packages to Palestinian health officials at a ceremony held at the Health Ministry building in Ramallah.

It provided COVID-19 testing kits, masks, special clothing and other basic equipment to the ministry.

During the ceremony, Palestinian Health Minister Mai Al-Kaileh conveyed her gratitude to the Turkish government and people for the aid.

For his part, TIKA Palestine coordinator Ahmet Refik Cetinkaya underscored the friendship between the two countries,

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