China provided the second consignment of test kits for detecting the novel coronavirus to Moldova. The 1,000 test kits were handed over by China’s Ambassador to Moldova Zhang Yinghong to Minister of Health, Labor and Social Protection Viorica Dumbrăveanu, IPN reports.
Ambassador Zhang Yinghong said that China assumes the responsibility of a large country and a good friend of Moldova and is ready to continue strengthening cooperation with Moldova so as to offer assistance in the fight against the pandemic within its possibilities.
China is now preparing the third consignment of aid intended for Moldova. This consists mainly of protective equipment for medical personnel. In a press release, the Embassy of China in Chisinau said that this is offered in the hope that it will help the country survive the crisis and overcome the pandemic as soon as possible.
Minister Viorica Dumbrăveanu said the Moldovan side sincerely thanks China for providing two consignments of test kits with a short interval between them. They were both of vital necessity for the hospitals in Moldova. The Chinese Government’s assistance will play an important role in containing the pandemic in Moldova.
Earlier, the Government of China offered Moldova 1,500 COVID-19 test kits.