KUWAIT: Director General of Kuwait Fire Service Directorate Lt Gen Khaled Al-Mekrad tours the pharmacy of Mubarak Al-Kabeer Hospital. – KUNA photos

KUWAIT: Director General of Kuwait Fire Service Directorate (KFSD) Lt Gen Khaled Al-Mekrad said Tuesday the directorate was ready to double the numbers of teams delivering medicines to homes of citizens when need be. “The drug distribution process has been well underway since March 29 as per the set plan without any obstacles,” he said in a press release following his tour of the pharmacy of Mubarak Al-Kabeer Hospital to inspect the process.

Lt Gen Mekrad reminded the citizens of the importance to stay at home and order the medicines they might need via the phone numbers specified by the Ministry of Health for this purpose. During the inspection tour, he conveyed the greetings of Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Interior and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Anas Al-Saleh to the teams delivering drugs to patients across the country commending the coordination with the Ministry of Health.

KFSD embarked on the process to deliver drugs to homes of the persons who suffer from chronic diseases with a view to making life easier for them amid the restrictions on movement enforced due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. – KUNA