Tatmadaw donates medical supplies, food items to Sao San Tun Hospital, ethnic people in Taunggyi

Senior General Min Aung Hlaing holds discussions with ethnic representatives at the donation ceremony of COVID-19 medical supplies and food items in Taunggyi on 14 July. PHOTO: Office of Commander in Chief of Defence Services
Senior General Min Aung Hlaing holds discussions with ethnic representatives at the donation ceremony of COVID-19 medical supplies and food items in Taunggyi on 14 July. PHOTO: Office of Commander in Chief of Defence Services

The Tatmadaw (Army, Navy and Air) donated medical supplies for the prevention, containment and treatment of COVID-19 and food aid to Sao San Tun Hospital in Taunggyi yesterday morning.
Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, Union Minister of Border Affairs Lieutenant General Ye Aung, the military personnel from the Office of Commander in Chief of Defence Service, Commanders of Eastern Command, Eastern Central Command and Dr Myint Thein, the Medical Superintendent of Sao San Tun Hospital attended the donation ceremony.
During the ceremony, the Senior General presented medical supplies for COVID-19, including 30,000 surgical masks, 1,200 N 95 Masks, 300 face shields, 6 boxes of Sodium Hypochloride (20L), 750 personal protective equipment (PPEs), 1,500 examination gloves, 350 bottles of hand gel, 350 bottles hand sanitizer and 500 boxes of OT gown to the Medical Superintendent Dr Myint Thein.
Then, Lt-Gen Myo Zaw Thein presented the supplement nutritional food including 808 eggs, 808 packets of Shwe Phi Oo and 808 packets of Nan Myaing Coffee for hospital staff and patients.
In the afternoon, the Senior General met the ethnic representatives of Pa-O Self-Administered Zone, Danu Self-Administered Zone and Inlay region, as well as the members of Shan Literature and Culture Association at the Panglong Hall of Eastern Command for the donation of medical supplies and food aids.
Chairman of the Pa-O Self -Administered Zone leading body U Khun San Lwin, Chairman of the Danu Self-Administered Zone leading body U Arkar Lin, Patron of Inntha Literature and Culture and Regional Association U Sai Nwan Aung joined the meeting.
The Senior General donated 20,000 surgical masks, 500 N95 masks, 250 face shields, 5 boxes of sodium hypochloride (20L), 1000 examination gloves, 250 bottles of hand gel, 250 bottles of hand sanitizer to each group of ethnic representatives.
Chairman of the Pa-O Self Administered Zone leading body U Khun San Lwin expressed words of thanks on behalf of ethnic representatives.
The ethnic representatives presented their challenges which they faced at the beginning of COVID-19 crisis and the Senior General made discussion in return, according to the statement of the Office of Commander in Chief of Defence Services.—(MNA) (Translated by Khine Thazin Han)

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