The second consignment of hygienic items dispatched by the Qatari government has arrived in the Iranian capital, Tehran, amid the coronavirus epidemic.
The shipment contains some 8.5 tonnes of sanitary and medical supplies, including 1,173,000 surgery masks along with hygienic items and disinfectants.
The supplies are to be handed over to the Iranian Ministry of Health and Medical Education and the headquarters running operations to deal with the coronavirus outbreak. The two will, accordingly, distribute the items among hospitals and medical centres across the nation.
Qatar had already sent in another shipment containing 5.5 tonnes of hygienic and medical supplies on March 14, 2020.