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US Ambassador: E93million donation to assist in building a strong health system

Friday, 8th May, 2020

MBABANE: Lisa Peterson, the Ambassador of the United States of America(USA) to eSwatini said the donated E93million will the country in building a strong health system and enhance the fight against COVID-19.

Speaking during a press conference held at the Cabinet offices in Mbabane on Friday, the Ambassador said this was meant to protect the most vulnerable people from the disease. 

."Today's funding announcement demonstrates our strong and enduring commitment to helping build a stronger health system in Eswatini, protecting people who are most vulnerable from the disease and working together to defeat it"said the Ambassador.

Prime Minister Ambrose Dlamini who received the donation on behalf of the government said the US Government has been demonstrating true friendship and partnership with the donation even they are facing a similar problem.

"The USA, though facing a similar health situation, has found it prudent to offer assistance to Eswatini once again to save lives. Such is a definition of true friendship and partnership as we know it\"said the PM.

US Ambassador: E93million donation to assist in building a strong health system
US Ambassador to Eswatini Lisa Peterson announcing E93million donation for COVID-19