The Government of China has donated essential personal protective materials to support the Government of Maldives in its efforts to combat the spread of COVID-19 in the country.
According to the Foreign Ministry, the donation includes essential personal protective equipment (PPEs) including, medical protective face masks, surgical masks, disposable coverall and medical goggles. The timely donation will be an added boost to increase the capacity of frontline team fighting to combat the community spread of COVID-19 in the Maldives, said the ministry.
The Government of Maldives expressed its gratitude to the Government and the people of China for the continued support and goodwill extended to the Government and people of the Maldives at this challenging time.
China has remained steadfast in its support to the Maldives in the relief efforts, since the outbreak of COVID-19 in the Maldives. Earlier, the Maldives received a large amount of relief materials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China, Chinese Companies and well-wishers.
The Government of Maldives also expressed sincere gratitude to the Chinese companies in the Maldives, for the significant support extended towards the Government’s efforts in responding to COVID-19.