The Ministry of Commerce is making efforts to ensure the 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 airport and seaports under the standard operation procedures.
Yesterday, anti-COVID-19 equipment, medical products including oxygen plants and concentrators were imported by three companies using by 12 vehicles.
A total of 20 tonnes of oxygen (liquid) carried by bowser and 88 tonnes of masks imported via Muse, Myawady, and Chinshwehaw trading posts.
One oxygen bowser led to Yangon, officials said.
Officials from the relevant departments are cooperating to facilitate and expedite the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for better importation.
It is reported that the Ministry of Commerce is coordinating with relevant departments, facilitating the importation of essential medical supplies required in prevention, control and treatment of COVID-19, as well as contact persons for inquiries can be reached through the Ministry’s Website — www.commerce.gov.mm. — MNA