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The Czech senators visited Jordan. The Czech Republic's aid to the refugee camp in Azraq was presented to them. Senators also visited Palestine hospital where Czech doctors operated.

Under the leadership of the Vice-President of the Senate, Ivo Barek, a joint visit of two committees of the Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic was held in Amman on 7-11 May 2017.

The Committee of Foreign Affairs, Defence and Security consisted of its Chairman, Frantisek Bublan, Chairman Deputies Hassan Mezian and Patrik Kuncar and the member Vaclav Laska. The Committee of Agriculture and Transport was represented by its Deputy Chairman Jan Veleba, Vice-Chairman Leopold Sulovsky and the member Petr Silar. The delegation of both Czech Senate Committees met with the relevant partner committees of the Jordanian Senate and had a joint meeting with H.E. Ayman Safadi, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates. Vice-President Ivo Barek and the members of The Committee of Agriculture and Transport also had discussions with H.E. Omar Malhas, Minister of Finance. The Jordanian side highly appreciated the Czech humanitarian assistance provided to Jordan in connection with the conflict in neighbouring Syria and Iraq.

The Czech senators visited Palestine Hospital and had a chance to observe a Czech medical team of plastic surgeons from Prague’s Hospital Na Bulovce while operating on Syrian refugee patients. This team was a part of a successful mission under the humanitarian program MEDEVAC carried by the Czech government. Just during the first half of this year, within MEDEVAC program more than 450 Syrian and Jordanian patients have been operated by the seven different teams of Czech doctors in Jordan.

The Czech Senate Delegation has also visited Azraq refugee camp, in which 37,000 Syrian refugees are currently living and another 18,000 are registered. The organization of the camp as well as its needs have been presented to the senators. They had an opportunity to visit the shelters that were built thanks to the donation of the Government of the Czech Republic. In the year 2016, the Czech Republic contributed 1,7 million USD to Azraq and this year the same amount is expected to be donated for construction of new shelters. The German government shall participate in the Czech project in 2017 with its 1,5 million EUR contribution.