China will inject a further US$100,000 for Fiji
May 30, 2020 4:00 pm
Fiji and other pacific island countries have been provided with more assistance from the Chinese government.
This is evident through the latest announcements made by People’s Republic of China on the new set of assistance consisting of US$ 800,000 and the supply of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) provided to Fiji and the Pacific Island Countries.
The supplies include 200,000 face masks, 200,000 pairs of surgical gloves, 50,000 protective suits, 10,000 COVID-19 test kits, 300 infrared thermometers.
Chinese Ambassador to Fiji, Qian Bo says the assistance is evident of greater cooperation and solidarity towards containing COVID19.
He says China will inject a further US$500,000, of which US$100,000 will go to Fiji.
Ambassador Bo says that the provision of assistance in the health sector has been made possible through collaboration at various levels.