COVID-19: India helps Viet Nam with medical supplies

Update: 21:43 | 31/08/2021
The Indian Government has presented Viet Nam with 300 oxygen concentrators and 100 metric tonnes of liquid medical oxygen (LMO) to help the country in the COVID-19 fight.
COVID-19: India helps Vietnam with medical supplies
The Indian Government has presented Viet Nam with 300 oxygen concentrators and 100 metric tonnes of liquid medical oxygen (LMO) to help the country in the COVID-19 fight. (Photo: VNA)

A hand-over ceremony was held in Ho Chi Minh City on August 31, with the participation of officials from both sides.

Tran Phuoc Anh, Director of the municipal Department of Foreign Affairs, thanked the Indian Government and people for their valuable and timely support, which is a mirror of the comprehensive strategic partnership between the two countries.

The aid, given to Cho Ray Hospital in HCM City, will significantly contribute to the pandemic combat in Viet Nam, Anh said, expressing his hope that with the mutual support and cooperation, Viet Nam and India will soon contain the spread of the coronavirus.

Madan Mohan Sethi, India’s Consul General to HCM City, highlighted the fruitful relations between the two countries, and affirmed that India always considers Viet Nam a trustworthy, close partner in not only national defence, economy and IT, but also in health care.

He viewed enhancing cooperation between countries as an effective measure to fight COVID-19, saying India stands ready to join hands with Viet Nam in this regard, especially in the sharing of knowledge and technology and improving the quality of medical personnel.

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(Source: VNA)