City HCM (VNA) – the Consulate General of China
in Ho Chi Minh City donated 210 oxygen generators and 200 million VND (8,722 USD) to the city and its neighboring southern provinces of Dong Nai, Binh Duong and Tien Giang in the service of the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic .
The donations were presented at a ceremony held in the city on December 20 with 50 oxygen generators and 100 portable sputum aspirators donated by China’s Jiangsu Province to HCM City.
At the event, Wu Jun, Chinese Consul General in HCM City, said the special cooperation between the parties and the Vietnamese and Chinese states is developing robustly, especially with regard to their joint work against the epidemic.
He took the opportunity to thank the city authorities for always creating favorable conditions for Chinese companies and people working and living in the city.
The diplomat said he believes the two countries will soon push back COVID-19, get their savings back and get residents’ lives back to normal.
To Thi Bich Chau, chairman of the Vietnam Fatherland Front municipal committee, expressed gratitude for the help, which she said demonstrates the overall cooperation and friendship between Vietnam and China as well as between HCM City and Jiangsu.
The support of international friends during difficult times is a great source of encouragement for the city, she said.
The city has so far received medical equipment and supplies and COVID-19[female[feminine treatment drugs worth over VND 2.74 trillion from other localities, companies, individuals, organizations, international friends and Vietnamese overseas. /.