Kessab Medical Central to Reopen

Smoke over Kessab after the invasion by Al Qada-linked terrorists in March

KESSAB, Syria—Syria’s Health Minister Dr. Saad al-Nayef told reporters on Thursday that Kessab’s main healthcare center will reopen and resume operation soon, after repairs are finished, SANA news agency reported.

After a visit he paid to Kessab, accompanied by the World Health Organization (WHO) Resident Representative in Damascus Elizabeth Hoff, the minister told journalists that new medical equipment for re-operating the center have arrived from Damascus.

Lattakia governor Ahmad Sheikh Abdul-Kader, for his part, said the services in Kassab are now in good condition and “life is gradually returning to the city.”

The Armenian-populated town of Kessab was attacked by extremist rebels backed by Turkey in March. The Syrian forces took back the city earlier this month.


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  1. Hratch said:

    Do you realize that there is not a single Armenian who has any authority in the running of Kessab. ‘Kassab’ is administered by Saad al-Nayef, Elizabeth Hoff, Ahmad Sheikh Abdul-Kader, etc….. It is only in our heads that we own Kessab. The reality is that we have as much say in what goes on there as we have in deciding the affairs of Beijing.