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Syrian filmmaker Hassan Akkad joins NHS hospital staff as a cleaner

Arhama AltafWeb Editor

16th Apr, 2020. 11:19 am
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Hassan Akkad

Syrian filmmaker, Hassan Akkad has come forward to join hands with NHS hospital as a cleaner to help those battling against deadly Coronavirus disease.

Hassan Akkad won the BAFTA for Best Factual Series in 2017 for the three-part documentary film ‘Exodus: Our Journey to Europe’.

Taking to Twitter, the filmmaker has revealed that he is joining the NHS frontline as a result of his efforts in these hard times.

He wrote, “Honoured to join an army of cleaners disinfecting COVID wards our local hospital after receiving training.

“London has been my home since leaving Syria, and the least I can do is making sure my neighbours and the amazing NHS staff are safe and sound.”

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