Daily imports of anti-COVID-19 equipment, medical aids continue

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The Ministry of Commerce is making efforts to ensure people have access to the essential medical supplies that are critical to the COVID-19 prevention, control and treatment activities, including liquid oxygen and oxygen cylinders, by arranging continuous importation through trading posts, international airports and seaports with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
On 29 October, anti-COVID-19 equipment, medical products, including oxygen plants and concentrators were imported by two companies using four vehicles.
A total of 20 tonnes of liquid oxygen carried by one bowser, three oxygen generators, 20 oxygen concentrators for home use, and six tonnes of masks were imported via Myawady and Chinshwehaw trading posts, and Yangon International Seaports respectively.
The bowser transported liquid oxygen to Yangon via the Myawady trading post, officials said.
Officials from the relevant departments are cooperating to facilitate and expedite the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), including online registration for the import process.
It is reported that the Ministry of Commerce is coordinating with relevant departments, treatment of COVID-19, as well as contact persons for inquiries can be reached through the Ministry’s Website: www.commerce.gov.mm. — MNA

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