10:00 Maronite Patriarch, Cardinal Bechara Boutros al-Rahi, visits the Governmental University Hospital in Karantina, at the invitation of the hospital’s board of directors, marking the “World Day of the Sick” and the beginning of Lent. He celebrates the Divine Mass with the hospital family and patients at twelve noon in the lecture hall
10:30 March organized by associations and civil society bodies in Lebanon, setting out from the Barbir Bridge (Maqasid Square) to ESCWA, where a sit-in will be held at 12:30 p.m. in Riad Solh Square, in support of Gaza and Palestine and on the occasion of “International Jerusalem Week”
Russian coordination center at Hmeimim base in Lattakia province, provided medical materials to the National Hospital in Bosra al-Sham city,Daraa.
‘This assistance would increase the medical services provided by the hospital to the citizens in Bosra city and its adjacent areas’, General Igor Smoly,the Representative of the center told SANA reporter.
In turn, the director of the hospital, Dr. Fadlallah Al-Zaniqa, said that these medical supplies are considered part of the continuous assistance provided by the Russian Federation to the Syrians in order to mitigate the effects of the unilateral economic measures imposed by Western countries on Syria, especially on the health sector, which led to a sharp rise in medicine prices.
Source: Syrian Arab News Agency