Vietnam offers medical supplies to Cambodia

VOV.VN - The Vietnamese government has provided Cambodia with medical equipment worth more than VND7 billion (over US$ 297,000), including medical masks, protective gear, and COVID-19 test kits to support the neighouring country in containing the epidemic.

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At the hand-over ceremony
A hand-over ceremony was held in Phnom Penh on April 8 with Cambodian Minister of Health Mam Bunheng, ministry officials, and Vietnamese Ambassador to Cambodia Vu Quang Minh in attendance.

In his address, Ambassador Vu Quang Minh highlighted the medical assistance as a symbol of the heartfelt sentiment among Vietnamese towards Cambodia, saying that the support will help Cambodian people get through the difficult time.

For his part, Mam Bunheng thanked the Vietnamese Government and people for their wholehearted support, while extolling the sound cooperation between the Vietnamese and Cambodian health ministries.

In recent years, many provinces, ministries, and military units of Vietnam have also presented gifts to help Cambodian people combat the disease. In addition, Vietnamese businesses operating in Cambodia has also made considerable contributions to the fight against the epidemic in the host nation.