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Saudi Arabia presents aid package to support Vietnam's COVID-19 fight

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has given a US$500,000 medical aid package to Vietnam to support the country in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.

The package was presented to Deputy Minister of Health Truong Quoc Cuong in Hanoi by Wibar Abdullah I. Albaseer, Chargé d'affaires of the Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Vietnam.

Saudi Arabia, aid package, Vietnam, Covid-19 fight, medical aid package, tough and effective measures, vaccination campaign

A representative from the Ministry of Health receives a medical aid package worth US$500,000 from a representative from Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Vietnam.

Speaking at the ceremony, Cuong said Vietnam is impressed with the tough and effective measures implemented by the Government of Saudi Arabia in preventing and fighting Covid-19.

In particular, a vaccination campaign has been carried out quickly and makes Saudi Arabia one of the countries with the highest percentage of vaccination coverage in the world, he said.

The Deputy Minister expressed his appreciation of Saudi Arabia’s aid to Vietnam. “It’s such a meaningful gesture and a source of motivation to Vietnam during this difficult time, physically and mentally. The Ministry of Health is committed to using this precious gift wisely to fight the pandemic,” Cuong said.

Albaseer said the aid package was part of the Saudi Arabian Government’s US$500 million budget used to support international efforts to fight Covid-19.

The package was delivered to Vietnam by the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre in Saudi Arabia, he said.

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Source: NDO/VNA

Saudi Arabia, aid package, Vietnam, Covid-19 fight, medical aid package, tough and effective measures, vaccination campaign
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