Military Region 4 High Command presents medical supplies to Lao armed forces hinh anh 1At the hand-over ceremony (Photo: VNA)

Quang Tri (VNA) - The High Command of Military Region 4 handed over medical supplies to the Lao People’s Armed Forces (LPAF) on April 23, in support of the country’s fight against COVID-19.

At a ceremony at the Lao Bao International Border Gate in the central province of Quang Tri, Deputy Commander of Region 4 Major General Ha Tan Tien presented the relief worth over 2 billion VND (85,220 USD) and comprising of 2,000 kg of disinfectant, 4,000 sets of protective suits, 80,000 medical masks, and 72,000 cloth masks, among others.

The commander of the LPAF’s Division 4 expressed his gratitude for the aid, saying it will contribute to efforts by Laos’ Party, Government, armed forces and people in COVID-19 prevention and control endeavour and also demonstrates the friendship and solidarity between the two neighbours.

Female staff at Military Region 4 High Command also handed over 30,000 medical masks worth more than 120 million VND to the LPAF.

Authorities and organisations in Quang Tri previously offered support to the Lao people in battling the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The Quang Tri Military High Command handed over medical supplies to their counterparts in the Lao province of Savannakhet.

Quang Tri’s Huong Hoa district also sent 10 tonnes of rice to Savannakhet and Salavan provinces, along with antiseptic and protective clothing to Savannakhet./.