Beijing: Pakistani Embassy at Beijing on Thursday received a generous donation of 300,000 surgical masks from China Foundation for Peace and Development to support Pakistan’s fight against COVID-19.
According to Embassy officials the donated medical supplies will be sent to NDMA by the next PIA special cargo flight from Beijing to Islamabad.
On Thursday evening a total of three flights departed for Islamabad carrying medical supplies to help Pakistan win fight against Coronavirus epidemic. One flight left from Beijing to Islamabad and the other two flights from Chengdu city to Islamabad.
Earlier, Chinese enterprises and organizations teamed up in donating another load of 18 tons much-needed medical supplies to help Pakistan’s health authorities prevent and control the Covid-19 epidemic.
The medical supplies including ventilators, N95 masks, FFP2 masks, protection clothes, goggles, and other necessary medical supplies have been airlifted to Islamabad by a special plane on Saturday night, China Economic Net reported on Sunday.
According to details, the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China has donated 40 ventilators to Pakistan’s National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), Hunan Daily News contributed 28,000 gloves, 13,800 masks, 2,944 goggles, and 530 protection clothes, Qiaoxin Holdings (Group) Co., Ltd gave 40,000 medical masks, and China Communications Construction Co., Ltd provided 10,000 surgical masks to NDMA.
“Belt and Road” Silk Road Alliance has donated 101,500 biomass graphene disposable face masks, Shantou WBM Trading Co., Ltd has provided 100,000 medical masks, 5,000 medical eye goggles, 200 forehead temperature guns and other medical supplies, while Haier Pakistan Trading Company has donated 50,000 gloves, 4,000 N95 masks, etc.
In addition, General Institute of Hydropower and Water Resources Planning and Design contributed 12,300 N95 masks and there is a long list of Chinese companies that donated medical supplies to Pakistan.