A handover ceremony of Chinese medical supplies was held on July 13 in Madagascar.
Chinese Ambassador to Madagascar Yang Xiaorong, Chinese Political Counselor Chen Xiaolei, Irmah Lucien Naharimamy, the representative of the First Lady and Minister of Population, Social Protection and Promotion of Madagascar and Brigadier General and General Coordinator of CCO (Centre de Commandement Opérationnel) COVID-19 Elack Andriakaja attended the ceremony.
Chinese Ambassador to Madagascar Yang Xiaorong (L3) attends the handover ceremony of Chinese medical aid to Madagascar. [Photo/CCTV]
Yang said that China appreciates the efforts made to promote the health and welfare of women and children by the Fitia Association, a charity initiated by the First Lady of Madagascar Mialy Rajoelina, and hopes these supplies, distributed by the association, will play a positive role in helping the disadvantaged such as women, children and youth.
The handover ceremony of Chinese medical supplies is held on July 13 in Madagascar. [Photo/CCTV]
On behalf of President Andry Nirina Rajoelina, the First Lady and Prime Minister Christian Ntsay Naharimamy thanked the Chinese government and said that since the pandemic outbreak the Chinese government and people have donated multiple medical supplies to Madagascar which were of great importance in the fight against the virus.
The supplies donated by China this time have not only met the demands of the medical workers, but also provided valuable support for vulnerable groups in the country, which deeply touched the people of Madagascar and demonstrated the high-level friendly cooperation between the two countries. Madagascar will arrange the proper use of related materials as soon as possible, and is willing to maintain close cooperation with China on pandemic prevention and control, said Naharimamy.