Alibaba donates more medical gears to EU

HANGZHOU: The Jack Ma Foundation and Alibaba Foundation said Monday they will donate additional urgent equipment to hospitals in Europe to assist their fight against the novel coronavirus.
A total of 800 ventilators, 300,000 sets of protective gowns and 300,000 face shields will be delivered to hard-hit countries in Europe, Jack Ma, founder of Alibaba Group, posted on his Twitter account.
The Electronic World Trade Platform smart logistics hub, which was jointly built by the Belgian government and Alibaba at Belgium’s Liege Airport, has played an important role in processing relief goods from China to Europe.
Cainiao, Alibaba’s logistics subsidiary, will increase its charter cargo flights between east China’s Hangzhou city and Liege to five a week to send relief goods to Europe – Agencies