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Lebanese Donate Building To Fight COVID-19

The leadership of the Lebanese Community in Liberia in collaboration with the Lebanese Embassy near Monrovia has turned over what is expected to be used as a quarantine center worth more than US$ 350,000 to health authorities in Monrovia.The well-equipped 53-bedroom health facility was turned over to the Government of Liberia following the approval of a plan by the Lebanese Community considering the urgent need for testing and or quarantine facilities in the country.
The three-storey building fully air conditioned with flat screen wireless televisions and is located towards the Sophie Beach side in Tubman Boulevard was renovated and well furnished with medical beds and all sorts of health equipment by the Lebanese Community.
Turning the facility over to government on yesterday to be used in the fight against the virus, the president of the Lebanese Community in Liberia, Ahmed S. Wazni, said the donation is the Lebanese Community way of identifying with government during its difficult time.
Describing the building as a union clinic, Mr. Wazni said, “This donation is the most important project of our covid-19 response plan to the Government of Liberia.”
Meanwhile, the Lebanese Community intends to continue the renovation works on the building after the pandemic and by that time it will be turned into a state-of-the-art clinic to be used by the Liberian to boost the health service in country.
He also applauded the Lebanese Ambassador, Henri Kastoun for believing in the Community and facilitating what he described as a worthy initiative undertaken.
Speaking behalf of the government, Minister Nathanial McGill thanked members of the Community and said the donation does not only show love for Liberia but also came at the time that Liberia needs it most to defeat the virus.

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