MoC oversees daily import processes for anti-COVID-19 equipment


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 the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
On 3 November, anti-COVID-19 equipment, medical products, including masks and oxygen generators, were imported by one company using one vehicle.
A total of 200 empty oxygen cylinders, one oxygen generator for clinical use, 30 oxygen concentrators for home use and nine tonnes of gloves were imported via the Myawady trading post and Yangon International Seaports.
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 — — MNA

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