On Thursday 19 September 2019, an aircraft of the Ministry of Defence will arrive at the Ciampino Military Airport in Rome carrying a group of minors from Benghazi as part of the humanitarian initiative promoted by the Italian Cooperation service in order to provide health care for Libyan paediatric patients. Undersecretary for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Emanuela Del Re and Undersecretary for Defence, Giulio Calvisi, will be welcoming the first group of minors.
The patients, who are suffering from serious haematological diseases, will be cared for by the Bambino Gesu' Children's Hospital, which has partnered with the Italian cooperation service to carry out the initiative.
Journalists, photographers and TV crews interested in covering the event are requested to apply for accreditation.
Accreditation applications should be sent by email to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation’s Institutional Press and Communication Service at the following address: email@example.com (Tel. + 39 06/36913432 – 06/36918573 – 06/36912064)
Accredited journalists, photographers and TV crews shall have to be at the Ciampino Military Airport, 31st Wing at 2:30 p.m.