Uzbekistan to send 400 special hospital containers and 3,000 tons of wheat to Kyrgyzstan

Uzbekistan to send 400 special hospital containers and 3,000 tons of wheat to Kyrgyzstan

Bishkek, (UNA-OIC) – Uzbekistan will provide Kyrgyzstan with another batch of humanitarian aid, Kabar reported today, citing the Ministry of Foreign Affairs press service.

Following the talks of Acting President, Prime Minister of the Kyrgyz Republic Sadyr Zhaparov with President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev, as well as the recent working visit of Minister of Foreign Affairs Ruslan Kazakbaev to Uzbekistan, during which he met with Prime Minister of Uzbekistan Abdulla Aripov, Minister of Foreign Affairs Abdulaziz Kamilov and Deputy Prime Minister – Minister for Investments and Foreign Economic Relations – Minister of Investments and Foreign Trade of Uzbekistan Sardor Umurzakov, on Nov. 15, 2020, the government of Uzbekistan sent another batch of humanitarian aid to Kyrgyzstan by a special plane in order to support the efforts of the Kyrgyz Republic to cope with COVID-19.

The humanitarian cargo included 100 thousand disposable gloves, 10 thousand disposable protective overalls, 2 thousand goggles, 100 thousand disposable masks, 1 thousand boxes of heparin, 10 thousand pieces of a set to prevent the COVID-19 virus , 10 thousand pieces of tests for detecting the virus, 5 thousand packages of remdisevir, 4 thousand pieces of sodium chlorine, 62 thousand 160 pieces of disposable syringes and 20 thousand pieces of systems.

It is also planned to send the next humanitarian aid by rail – 400 special hospital containers and 3000 tons of wheat in the coming days.

The Kyrgyz side highly appreciates the support provided and expresses sincere gratitude to the brotherly people of Uzbekistan for the next support in the framework of measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus infection in the country, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kyrgyzstan said.

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