Vietnamese Embassy in Singapore receives first batch of aid from Temasek Foundation hinh anh 1

Minister Counsellor of the Vietnamese Embassy in Singapore Le Cong Dung (L) and Senior Director of the Temasek Foundation Joan Ng at the event. (Photo: VNA)

Singapore (VNA) – The Vietnamese embassy in Singapore on September 15 received the first batch of medical supplies donated by Singapore's Temasek Foundation to help Vietnam deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.

The batch, comprising 16 ventilators, 10,000 protective suits, 50,000 BYD KN95 masks, 4,500 sets of gloves and 5,000 protective glasses, is expected to be transported to Vietnam on a flight of Vietnam Airlines on September 17.

Attending the hand-over ceremony was Le Cong Dung, Minister Counsellor of the Vietnamese embassy in Singapore Le Cong Dung and Joan Ng, Senior Director of the Temasek Foundation.

After arriving in Vietnam on September 17, the medical supplies will be handed over to Hanoi Medical University Hospital, Dung said, adding that the remaining goods will be shipped to Vietnam as soon as possible.

The Temasek Foundation's support for Vietnam this time consists of 16 ventilators, 250,000 high-end medical masks, 200,000  face shields, 100,000 protective suits, 5,000 protective glasses, and 4,500 sets of gloves.

Founded in 2007, Temasek Foundation is a non-profit organisation that has operated many projects in Vietnam in capacity improvement and training in health care, education and public administration./.