Afghan, Kazakh Health Ministries Keen To Step Up Bilateral Cooperation
Minister of Healthcare of Kazakhstan Alexei Tsoi has held talks with his Afghan counterpart Minister of Public Health Ahmad Osmani in a virtual format, reported the press service of Kazakh ministry.
At the onset of the meeting, Minister Tsoi extended his condolences to the families and loved ones of the victims of the terrorist act at the Kabul University and wished speedy recovery to those injured.
Alexei Tsoi went on to stress the importance of -Afghani cooperation in the sphere of healthcare based on mutual respect and trust. It has become obvious especially amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic which can be defeated through joint and coordinated efforts, he said.
«We are keen to give a huge impulse to cooperation in the sphere of healthcare between our countries and propel this cooperation to a new level,» Tsoi said.
He proposed to step up bilateral cooperation in healthcare in such areas as development of medical personnel, medical education and science, pharmaceutical science, medical tourism, e-healthcare and many other areas.
Ahmad Osmani, in turn, thanked his colleague for the meeting and expressed interest in the development of bilateral partnership.