A Turkish air ambulance aircraft carrying medical supplies needed to tackle the coronavirus pandemic arrived at Matiga International Airport on Saturday evening.

The plane departed from Istanbul and was basically carrying examination kits, according to the media office of Libya's Ministry of Health.

The head of the office of the undersecretary of health, Mahmoud bin Mahmoud noted that the shipment will be delivered to the Center of Biotechnology Research in Tripoli, for use in conducting daily laboratory tests, for Covid-19 suspected cases.