Quang Ngai supports Lao province in COVID-19 fight

The central province of Quang Ngai has provided financial assistance and medical equipment to the southwestern Lao province of Champasak to combat COVID-19, Colonel Bui Ta Tuan, Political Commissar of the provincial Military High Command, said on May 28.

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People in Laos wear facemasks to prevent the spread of COVID-19 (Photo: VNA)
The Command coordinated with the local Department of Health and the Department of External Affairs to present essential medical supplies worth over VND400 million (US$17,140) to the provincial Military High Command in Champasak, including electronic thermometers, 6,700 facemasks, 300 sets of protective gear, hundreds of boxes of medical gloves, 300 bottles of hand sanitizer, and chemical spray.

Tuan said the gifts aim to help tighten solidarity, closeness, and mutual understanding between Vietnam and Laos.

Quang Ngai’s Military High Command also handed over VND150 million donated by soldiers and officers to the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee in support of the fight against COVID-19.

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