Bhutan receives donations of medical supplies from China

Bhutan received the donation of medical supplies from the government of the People’s Republic of China to fight against the Covid-19 pandemic on 21 April

STAFF REPORTER

Thimphu

Bhutan received the donation of medical supplies from the government of the People’s Republic of China to fight against the Covid-19 pandemic on 21 April.

The medical supplies include 350,000 Novel coronavirus Antigen Rapid Test kits, 200 sets of Oxygen concentrators, and 1000 sets of the Pulse oximeter.

During the virtual handing-over ceremony, Rinchen Dorji, the Director-General of the department of medical supplies and health infrastructure under the Ministry of Health, thanked the government of the People’s Republic of China for this kind and generous support. 

He conveyed the government’s gratitude for the donations of essential medical supplies including 50,000 doses of the Sinopharm vaccine received earlier.

The kind gesture of goodwill, friendship, and support from China will supplement Bhutan’s efforts to deal with the pandemic and strengthen the friendship and cooperation between our two countries. Officials from the Foreign and Health Ministries and two Embassies in New Delhi attended the handing-over ceremony