The Royal Government of Cambodia will donate US$200,000 in cash and medical equipment to Myanmar to support the latter’s efforts in combating the COVID-19 pandemic.

The donation was made known in a letter dated Aug. 17 of Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, to H.E. Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, Chairman of the State Administration Council of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar.

“In the spirit of friendship and solidarity between our two countries, in addition to Cambodia’s pledge of US$100,000 for the ASEAN humanitarian assistance to Myanmar through AHA Centre, I would like to donate US$200,000 in cash from the Royal Government of Cambodia. We will also donate medical equipment which includes: 3 million Face Masks, 500,000 Rapid Tests, Personal Protection Equipment-PPE 2,000 sets, 100 units of Oxygen Concentrator, 20 units of Ventilator Machine and 20 units of Patient Monitor + Accessories […], to the Republic of the Union of Myanmar,” the Cambodian Premier wrote in the letter.

H.E. Mam Bunheng, Minister of Health and Chair of the Inter-Ministerial Committee to Combat COVID-19, will lead a delegation to deliver the above-mentioned donations by a special flight to be arranged to Nay Pyi Taw soon, he added.

“I am firmly convinced that with our joint efforts, we will overcome this global pandemic in one piece,” underlined Samdech Techo Hun Sen.

 

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press

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