The Chinese govt has donated tens of countless numbers of healthcare materials, test kits and Private Protective Equipment (PPEs) to some 18 African countries to assist beat the dreadful coronavirus.
With Accra being the centre of distribution to the other 17 other African international locations, the Chinese Ambassador to Ghana, Shi Ting Wang at the Kotoka Worldwide Airport (KIA) on Monday to welcome the things.
Mr Wang claimed the donation is China’s way of demonstrating its dedication to the partnership with Africa.
He famous that the gesture was to also assistance the several structural wellness troubles in most African countries.
“China is a serious pal of Africa and a mate in will need is a mate certainly. Africa, you have a weak well being method so facing this coronavirus we know you have a several issues.
“So our Chinese governing administration chartered an plane to occur to Ghana and Africa to existing these things. That is the mother nature of our relations and friendship,” he stated.
Receiving the donation on behalf of governing administration, Minister for Overseas Affairs, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey described the gesture as a ‘timely intervention’.
She indicated that the gesture reveals China’s solidarity and profound romantic relationship with the African continent.
“This donation this early morning is testomony of the enduring and exemplary relations concerning China and Africa which is anchored on the principles of sincerity, equality, mutual reward, solidarity and widespread improvement.”
“It is also a very clear indication of China’s sense of reciprocal solidarity for African countries in these hard instances.”
The Minister who doubles as MP for Anyaa-Sowutuom constituency certain the Chinese governing administration that, the other African beneficiaries will get their supplies as quickly as attainable
“The United Nations Humanitarian Response Depot in Ghana, which is entrusted with the distribution of the health-related provides to the other 17 beneficiary nations, would be in a position to do so in report time, to aid these nations struggle this pandemic.
“The Governing administration of Ghana is prepared to present the important aid and facilitation to ensure the speedy shipping and delivery of the products,” she extra.
The Chinese Federal government intervention comes immediately after Chinese tech billionaire and co-founder of the Alibaba Group, Jack Ma donated about 1.1 million check kits, six million nose masks and 60,000 protective fits to the African Union to be distributed throughout the continent as the virus crept on its people today.