World Bulletin / News Desk
The head of Turkish Red Crescent said on Thursday that it was planning to run a hospital in Sudan and re-open its pharmacy in Chad.
Ahmet Lutfi Akar said that Turkish Health Ministry was planning to run a hospital, built in Sudan by the Turkish government.
"We also want to re-activate our pharmacy in Chad," Akar told AA correspondent in an exclusive interview in Izmir.
Akar said Turkish Red Crescent had an office in Gaza, and continued to help Syrian people who had crossed into Turkey.
"Africa is facing famine, and we are extending food assistance to Africa. We will continue to help Kenya, Djibouti, Nigeria, Niger and Somalia," Akar said.
Akar said the Red Crescent was meeting accommodation, food and logistic needs of 9,020 Syrians who had taken shelter in Turkey, adding that those Syrian people were grateful to Turkey and Turkish Red Crescent.Güncelleme Tarihi: 17 Mayıs 2012, 13:28