KUWAIT: Kuwait’s Minister of Health Ahmad Al-Awadhi on Monday expressed aspiration to strengthen relations with China. During a celebration held by the Chinese Embassy marking the 47th anniversary for dispatching the first Chinese medical team to the country, Al-Awadhi said, “it is an example of cooperation in accordance with agreement signed between both countries in the health sector field.”
Viewing the Chinese team as a model, especially in traditional medicine and rehabilitation, Minister Al-Awadhi voiced anticipation for an integrated team specialized in organ transplantation as well. On his part, Chinese Ambassador to Kuwait Zhang Jianwei pointed out that more than 810,000 patients have been treated by the Chinese team in Kuwait since 1976.
In accordance with the agreement reached between the Kuwaiti and Chinese ministries of health, the minister of health praised the Chinese medical team’s exceptional efforts and the therapeutic services it offers to patients at the Natural Medicine and Health Rehabilitation Hospital. – KUNA