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Indonesia Gifts 1,400 Oxygen Concentrators to India

International Desk, Rtv
|  13 Jun 2021, 16:36
Indonesia Gifts 1,400 Oxygen Concentrators to India
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India has been devastated by the second wave of Covid-19. The country is whacking with thousands of Covid deaths every day. Lack of Oxygen supply, lack of ICU, leaded the country to a fragile situation. Considering diplomatic relations, and expressing solidarity and support, many countries are coming forward for India. In accordance with, Indonesia has gifted 14,00 Oxygen concentrators to the country through the Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS).

In a statement given by Indonesian consulate general in Mumbai said,"As a form of support and solidarity towards India, who has shown great composure against COVID-19, the Government and the people of the Republic of Indonesia sent 1,400 units of oxygen cylinders through Indian Red Cross Society."

Indonesian consul general Agus P Saptono received the oxygen concentrators at the port and handed them over to IRCS for further distribution.

During the ceremony, Saptono said, this gesture will enhance the spirit of the two countries' togetherness in facing the pandemic and aims to help India get through a difficult time caused by the second wave.

Meanwhile, IRCS' regional passport officer (Maharashtra), who represented the Indian Foreign Ministry, expressed appreciation and gratitude to Indonesia for the assistance, which, he said, would be very useful to handle the COVID-19 pandemic in India.

Source: ANI

B.M./Rtv

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