A team of six Chinese medical experts along with a dozen tons of medical supplies such as ventilators, masks and testing kits arrived in Belgrade, capital of Serbia, on March 21, to help that country tackle the COVID-19.
The Chinese expert team was greeted with warm applause by Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic, Health Minister Zlatibor Loncar, Defense Minister Aleksandar Vulin and other government officials at the Belgrade Airport.
Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic and other government officials applaud to welcome the Chinese medical experts when they get off the plane on March 21. [Photo/ CCTV]
Vucic kissed the Chinese national flag to show his deep gratitude for the support and help of the Chinese government and people during the difficult times in Serbia.
The Chinese national flag that Vucic kissed was tied to the Serbian national flag, which touched many people at the scene and demonstrated the profound friendship between China and Serbia that lasts through thick and thin.
The Chinese medical experts, who specialize in such areas as infectious disease prevention (IDP) and pulmonary and critical care medicine (PCCM), expressed their confidence in helping Serbia fight the epidemic with a scientific and rigorous attitude and the resolute completion of their tasks.
Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic (R3 of first row) and Chinese Ambassador to Serbia Chen Bo (R2 of first row) greet the Chinese medical team via elbow contact in Belgrade, Serbia, on March 21. [Photo/CCTV]
Chinese medical experts are given a warm welcome at Belgrade Airport on March 21. [Photo/CCTV]