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Ambassador Ms. Yu Hong Transferred Medical Materials Donated by Guangxi to Minister Dato Dr. Amin Liew

On 16 April 2020, H.E. Ambassador Ms. Yu Hong forwarded a letter from H.E. Mr. Chen Wu, Governor of the People’s Government of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region and transferred the medical materials donated by Guangxi to Dato Dr Amin Liew, Minister at the Prime Minister's Office and Minister of Finance and Economy II.

Ambassador Yu Hong commended that, "Brunei-Guangxi Economic Corridor", which is an important cooperation project between China and Brunei, has been highly valued and actively supported by the leaders of both countries since its inception. Currently, represented by the Maura Port project, the cooperation between the two sides is developing smoothly, and new cooperation projects are being actively promoted. Since the outbreak, the Brunei government has adopted a series of measures to contain the epidemic. These decisive measures have gained understanding and support from the public, and achieved effective results. There have been no new local cases for more than ten days. The Brunei government also took active measures to support the SMEs, which have produced positive effects. Guangxi is following COVID-19 development in Brunei and supports the anti-epidemic efforts of the Brunei government.

In the letter, H.E. Mr. Chen Wu sincerely appreciates the assistance and encouragement and donations of medical supplies from Brunei government and people when Guangxi was in critical period combating the COVID-19. As Brunei is currently facing challenges of COVID-19 outbreak, the Guangxi government and its people feel empathy, extend their sincere support and donate a batch of medical supplies to Brunei. Guangxi is convinced that Brunei is bound triumph over the outbreak and could maintain steady social and economic development.

Minister Dato Dr. Amin Liew thanked the People’s Government of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region for the donation and expressed the willingness to strengthen cooperation with Guangxi and continuously promote the cooperation of the economic corridor.

The medical supplies, which are worth over BND100,000 in total, include 12700 N95 protective masks, 10000 disposable surgical masks, 500 disposable surgical gowns, 1000 goggles and 250 infrared thermometers. The mutual support between Guangxi and Brunei at the critical moment of fighting the outbreak fully embodies the deep friendship of the two sides, and has further enriched the connotation of the construction of the "Brunei-Guangxi Economic Corridor".

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