Poland will deliver over 1.5 tons of medical equipment to India, including oxygen concentrators, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced in a statement on Friday. The transport carried out by LOT Polish Airlines - according to information from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs provided to PAP - landed on Friday in New Delhi.
The deputy minister of diplomacy, responsible, inter alia, to PAP informed PAP about the transfer of medical aid to India. Paweł Jabłoński for development aid. In a statement on Friday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs emphasized that Poland responded to the appeal of the Indian side to the international community for urgent help in the face of the dramatic epidemic situation in connection with COVID-19.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs added that Poland decided to donate one hundred oxygen concentrators and the most-needed medical equipment from the resources of the Government Strategic Reserves Agency.
"Poland is a responsible and solidary member of the international community; we respond to the most urgent problems and crises in the world. Aid for countries particularly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic is not only direct support for the inhabitants of these countries, thanks to this help we also care for health safety in the world" - emphasized the deputy head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Paweł Jabłoński, quoted in the ministry's announcement
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs informed that India asked, inter alia, o oxygen generators and concentrators, ventilators, oxygen cylinders, as well as drugs supporting the therapy of patients suffering from COVID-19.
The ministry informed that thanks to Polish Airlines LOT Polska will provide India with over 1.5 tons of medical equipment.
"Humanitarian aid will be transported by LOT Polish Airlines on May 6 this year and will go directly to the Indian Red Cross in New Delhi. Apart from PLL LOT and RARS, the Chancellery of the Prime Minister, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Government Center for Security and the Embassy of the Republic of Poland participate in the organization of transport. in New Delhi.
According to information from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs provided to PAP, the transport with humanitarian aid on Friday morning Polish time has already landed in New Delhi. (PAP)
author: Mateusz Roszak