Minister for Health, Omar Tahir, held a meeting Sunday morning with a delegation from the Turkish Ministry of Health represented by the head of the Department of International Health Policy Salami Kilitic.
The meeting also included the head of the Department of International Relations at Turkish Public Hospitals Authority (TKHK), Mohammad Bayram, and the Chairman of the Libyan Administrative Control Board, Nasr Ali Hassan.
During the meeting, both sides discussed means of cooperation to help in the operation of the newly completed Misrata Physiotherapy Center, the possibility of supporting it and providing it with the best medical staff and equipment necessary for its smooth operation.
Tahir praised the role played by Turkey in supporting the health sector in Libya, pointing to the high level of cooperation between the two countries in various fields and the remarkable development in Turkish hospitals.
“The cooperation between the two countries in the health sector is not limited to receiving treatment for Libyan patients, private Turkish health companies should visit Libya to help in the field of healthcare”. He said.
For his part, the head of the Administrative Control Board welcomed the Turkish delegation and any projects that support the health sector in Libya, stressing the need such projects in light of the conditions experienced by the country.