The Republic of China, Taiwan is providing much support to this country’s efforts to control the spread of COVID-19 in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
Taiwanese Ambassador to St. Vincent and the Grenadines Calvin Ho, yesterday donated 40-thousand masks and other supplies to the Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment.
In his address at the Handing Over Ceremony, Ambassador Ho emphasized the importance of wearing face masks, to minimize the spread of COVID-19, Ho said the donation is another representation of the strong friendship between both countries.
Ambassador Ho said the thermal imaging devises arrived in the country on Tuesday and said while the world has limited knowledge about COVID- 19, they will continue to share their experiences in the fight against the disease.
Meanwhile, Minister of Heath, Wellness and the Environment, Luke Browne said Taiwan has demonstrated great competence in the fight against COVID-19 and this country values all assistance that it receives from Taiwan in that regard.
He said Taiwan continues to assist this country in a number of ways to curb the spread of the Coronavirus. This handing over ceremony took place at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Conference Room.