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China provides more medical aid to Afghanistan

8 Oct 2020 - 10:57
8 Oct 2020 - 10:57

KABUL wroth 1$ million.

The equipment includes 40,000 kits of Covid-19, 20,000 protective cloths, two PCR spraying sets and two RNI sets.

The assistance was handed over to Minister of Public Health Dr. Ahmad Jawad Usamni by Chinese Ambassador to Afghanistan Wang Yu today (Thursday) at the Hamid Karzai International airport.

Second vice President Sarwar Danish thanked the Chinese government for providing such important items, adding that the friendly neighbor was supporting Afghanistan since the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic in the war-hit country.

He also thanked health workers for their efforts and role in controlling of the pandemic in Afghanistan.

Dr. Usmani also thanked the Chinese government for providing the heath equipment

Usmani said his ministry had set up an online group with a number of Chinese experts, through which Chinese specialists shared their experiences with Afghan doctors on how to fight the coronavirus.

The acting minister said the pandemic was under control in the country and that they were fully prepared to fight a second wave of coronavirus.

Ambassador Wang Yu said his country would continue assisting Afghanistan’s fight against coronavirus and wanted to strengthen friendly relations between the two countries.

He said the pandemic crisis has caused as much damage to Afghanistan’s economy as suffered by other countries in the world.

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