On 18 March 2020, Chinese Ambassador Huang Xilian informed the Philippine government of Chinese government’s decision to donate medical supplies to the Philippines to aid the latter’s fight against COVID-19 epidemic.
The assistance includes 100,000 test kits, 100,000 surgical masks, 10,000 N95 masks, and 10,000 sets of personal protective equipment.
The Chinese Embassy has been closely communicating with Department of Health (DOH) to ensure a speedy receiving of the aforesaid donations so as to contribute to Philippine Government’s efforts in fighting the epidemic and benefit the Filipinos as soon as possible.
Ambassador Huang reaffirms that the Philippines continues to stand close in China’s heart as our centuries-long relationship has shown. The Chinese people stands ready to help their Philippine brothers and sisters to go through this difficult time.