Military Region 7 presents medical equipment to Cambodian army

Wednesday, 2020-04-08 11:32:12
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At the handing-over ceremony (Photo: NDO)
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NDO/VNA - On April 7, The High Command of Military Region 7 of the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) handed over medical supplies and equipment to some units of the Cambodian Royal Army to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

The supplies include 50,000 face masks, 1,000 litres of hand sanitiser, 1,000 items of protective gear, and 200 kg of Cloramin B.

During the handing-over ceremony at the Xa Mat international border gate in the southern province of Tay Ninh’s Tan Bien district, Major General Nguyen Truong Thang, Vice Commander of Military Region 7, wished Cambodian generals, officers, soldiers and their families well on the occasion of the upcoming Khmer New Year Festival.

He said the VPA and the Cambodian army has cooperated closely in the fight against the disease and expressed a hope that the supplies will help Cambodian military units to improve efficiency.

The general suggested that units of the two sides stationed along border areas strengthen cooperation in preventing the spread of the disease.

Military Region 7 also presented 30,000 face masks and VND500 million (US$21,450) to Vietnamese Cambodians to help them in this difficult time.