Japan to provide oxygen concentrators, ventilators to India

Tokyo: Japanese Ambassador to India Satoshi Suzuki informed that the country will provide 300 oxygen generators and as many ventilators to India which is currently facing the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic.

Taking to Twitter, Suzuki said that Japan stands with India in its 'greatest time of need'.

"Japan stands with India in her greatest time of need. We have decide to proceed with the procedure to provide 300 oxygen generators and 300 ventilators," he tweeted.

On Thursday, Foreign Secretary Harsh Shringla said that Japan has been a 'close partner' in international cooperation and has been responsive to many of India's requirements.

India on Friday morning received coronavirus-related assistance from Romania and the United Kingdom.

Taking to Twitter, Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said India has received 80 oxygen concentrators and 75 oxygen cylinders from Romania, while it received 280 oxygen concentrators from the U.K.




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