A parliamentary delegation led by House of Representatives President Habib El Malki on Monday visited the Moroccan field medical and surgical hospital at Camp Zaatari for Syrian refugees in Jordan.
The visit of the Moroccan parliamentary delegation comes on the sidelines of its participation in the 29th conference of the Arab Inter-Parliamentary Union (IUPA) whose work was opened Sunday in Amman (Jordan).
During this trip, held in the presence of the Moroccan ambassador to Jordan, Mohamed Satri, the members of the Moroccan delegation made a tour through the blocks of this hospital where explanations were provided to them concerning the various services offered by the medical staff, Syrian refugees settled in this camp.
On this occasion, the members of the delegation praised the initiative of King Mohammed VI to install this integrated and multidisciplinary medical structure to support Jordan in its efforts to shelter thousands of Syrian refugees on its soil, and to help the Syrian people through this hardship.
El Malki said on this occasion that the initiative of King Mohammed VI to set up this hospital medico-surgical campaign reflects “the solidarity of Moroccans with their brothers and the strong commitment of the Kingdom to promote the values of Arab solidarity”.
The head of the Moroccan delegation argued that the Zaatari field hospital “is an eloquent example of Arab solidarity to which the Sovereign attaches particular interest in order to reinforce the values of solidarity with the peoples and the Arab brother countries that are going through difficult living conditions”. “HM the King has always made the humanitarian dimension one of the fundamentals of Moroccan diplomacy,” El Malki added. It should be recalled that the Moroccan field hospital of Zaatari camp has the mission of providing support in the field of health, to Syrian refugees on the Jordan-Syria borders, with a capacity of 30 beds expandable to 60 beds.
This structure has 124 executives, including 27 doctors operating in some 20 specialties.