Viet Nam donates facemasks, hospital gloves to Myanmar

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Facemasks and hospital gloves donated by Viet Nam arrive at the Yangon International Airport on 15 October 2020.  Photo: MNA

The government and people of the Socialist Republic of Vie Nam donated masks and hospital gloves for use in combat operations of COVID-19 in Myanmar.
The donation ceremony was held at the Yangon International Airport yesterday morning.
Officials from the Ministry of Health and Sports and the Embassy of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam in Yangon welcomed the plan carrying the aid at the Yangon International Airport.
Ambassador of Viet Nam to Myanmar Mr Ly Quoc Tuan handed over the USD20,000 worth of the masks to Director-General of the Medical Research Department Dr Zaw Than Tun.
The Ambassador said the donation is the second time from the people and the government of Viet Nam and it aims to stop on time the second wave of COVID-19 in Myanmar; he said he believed that the Myanmar Government will be able to stop the COVID-19 infection in the country. Similarly, Viet Nam-Myanmar Friendship Association in Viet Nam donated 540,750,000 VND and medical supplies at the Embassy of Myanmar in Hanoi and Myanmar Ambassador to Viet Nam U Kyaw Soe Win accepted the donation. The Embassy will hand over the donation to National Level Central Committee on Prevention, Control and Treatment of COVID-19. —Zaw Gyi (Translated by Ei Phyu Phyu Aung)

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