Oxygen Aid from India Has Arrived in Indonesia

Oxygen Aid from India Has Arrived in Indonesia

Oxygen assistance from the Indian government for handling Covid-19 in Indonesia arrived at Tanjung Priok Port on Saturday last week. India provided 300 units of oxygen concentrator and 100 MT (metric tons) of Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO).

UMMATIMES - The entire oxygen aid has been handed over by the Indian Ambassador to Indonesia, Manoj Kumar Bharti, to the Ministry of Health, represented by the Head of the Crisis Center, Eka Jusup Singka.

Citing the official website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Indonesian government expressed its appreciation and gratitude to the Indian government for the assistance provided because it will be very useful in handling Covid-19.

In his remarks, Manoj Kumar Bharti conveyed India's commitment and hope to continue working with Indonesia in handling the pandemic, both in the short and long term.

The concentrators and medical oxygen received are directly distributed through the Ministry of Health to various parties in need.

Previously, Indonesia had sent similar assistance to India, when the country experienced an extraordinary spike in Covid-19 cases last May.

India is a strategic comprehensive partner country for Indonesia in the region, and the two countries continue to develop cooperation in various fields, both through bilateral, regional and multilateral forums.