Abu Meri calls to consider cooperation between Latvian and Palestinian universities and medical institutions

  • 2023-10-05
  • LETA/TBT Staff

RIGA - Latvian Health Minister Hosams Abu Meri (New Unity) calls to consider cooperation opportunities between universities and medical institutions in Latvia and Palestine, sharing practical experience.

As the LETA was informed at the Health Ministry, today the minister met with Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates of Palestine, Amal Jadou, to discuss the possibilities of cooperation between the two countries in the field of health care. During the meeting, the parties discussed bilateral cooperation, the current situation in the Middle East region, as well as cooperation in international organizations.

Jadou was confident that Latvia and Palestine have the potential to develop cooperation in the field of health care by sharing mutual experience. The health minister also believes that it is worth forging closer links in this area, for example by organizing exchange programs for medical professionals and holding medical conferences to share knowledge.

Abu Meri also stressed the high quality of medical education in Latvia, inviting Palestinian citizens to study medicine in Latvia. He also assured that after completing their studies, young doctors are welcome to work in the Latvian health sector. He also said that it was worth considering the possibilities of cooperation between universities and medical institutions in the countries, sharing practical experience.