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Ambassador Song Yumin Hands Over the Second Batch of Medical Supplies to Contain COVID-19 to Trinidad and Tobago Government
2020/04/22

On April 21, the second batch of medical supplies donated by the Chinese government to contain COVID-19 was handed over to Trinidad and Tobago government in a ceremony held in the Ministry of Health of T&T. Present at the ceremony were Ambassador Song Yumin and Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh, both of whom signed on the Hand-over and Acceptance Certificate on the Medical Supplies representing respective governments.

Speaking at the ceremony, Ambassador Song noted that China and Trinidad and Tobago have been cooperating closely to contain COVID-19, which is a testimony to the strong friendship between the two countries. China will continue to support Trinidad and Tobago in its endeavor to contain COVID-19 and is ready to provide more medical supplies within its capacity.

Ambassador Song also noted that China-Trinidad and Tobago relations have been developing well in recent years. China appreciates that Trinidad and Tobago has been resolutely supporting China on issues bearing on China’s core interests and major concerns. China is willing to work with Trinidad and Tobago to jointly promote cooperation under the Belt and Road Initiative so as to benefit the two countries and two peoples.

Health Minister Deyalsingh expressed his heartfelt thanks to China for the various supplies that have been provided. He noted that Trinidad and Tobago looks forward to cooperating closely with China to fight against the pandemic.

The second batch of medical supplies donated by the Chinese government, which includes medical face masks, medical disposable protective clothing, infrared thermometer, disposable surgical gloves and medical isolation shoe covers, arrived in Trinidad and Tobago on April 13.

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