COVID-19: Second batch of medical supplies from China arrive in Karachi


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27 Mar, 2020 3:06 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – Second batch of coronavirus medical supplies has arrived in Karachi from China on Friday.

According to the details garnered, the second shipment of equipment to tackle the coronavirus arrived in Karachi from China. Co-founder of the Alibaba Group, Jack Ma, continues to deliver on his promise to provide masks and other equipment to several countries in the region as a second plane landed in Karachi.

The second batch — along with a third that is expected to arrive over the weekend — contains 500,000 test kits, protective gear and forehead thermometers.

The donation was announced on Twitter by Chinese Consul General in Karachi Li Bijian.

Earlier, the first plane carrying epidemic relief material from China has arrived at the Karachi airport, National Disaster Management Authority spokesperson said.

According to the details garnered, the supplies include one million face masks, including N-95 masks, the spokesperson said.

Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah was also at the airport, alongside NDMA officials who received all the equipments.

“A plane bound for Pakistan carrying N95 and surgical masks sponsored by China’s @JackMa Foundation and the Alibaba Foundation has taken off. China is standing together with Pak through thick and thin!#COVID_19 #ChinaPakSolidarity @ForeignOfficePk @MFA_China.”

 

The necessary medical equipment has been sponsored by Chinese businessman Jack Ma’s Foundation and the Alibaba Foundation has taken.

The official Twitter account of the Chinese Embassy in Pakistan tweeted out pictures of the consignment and said that China was standing together with Pakistan through thick and thin.


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