26 April 2020 – Special flight to take Chinese medical team back to China and return with 50 tons of medical supplies

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Health, Social Services, Transportation
Intervention Categories: International relations; Foreign aid
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Iraqi Minister of Transport

Overview: The Iraqi Minister of Transport, Abdullah Laibi announced the launch of an exceptional flight by the Iraqi Airways from Baghdad International Airport to send the Chinese medical team that came to support, train and mentor Iraqi medical staff back to China. He also added that the plane will carry a large donation shipment of approximately 50 tons upon its return, including many medical and preventive supplies that have been identified in coordination with the Iraqi Ministry of Health to get out of this epidemic.
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Type of Justification: No justification given