Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro L. Locsin, Jr. and Chief Implementer of the National Plan Against COVID-19 Secretary Carlito Galvez, Jr. received from Chinese Ambassador Huang Xilian the Chinese Government’s additional donation of 150,000 testing kits and 18,000 disposable overalls to support the Philippine Government’s fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
The donations are being delivered via two chartered flights — the 150,000 testing kits and some of the 18,000 disposable overalls arrived yesterday, 09 May, while the remaining overalls are scheduled to arrive this evening.
Also present at the turnover of donations were Foreign Affairs Undersecretary for Civilian Security and Consular Concerns Atty. Brigido J. Dulay, Health Undersecretary Mario C. Villaverde, Chief of Presidential Protocol and Presidential Assistant on Foreign Affairs Robert Eric A. Borje, Foreign Affairs Assistant Secretary for Asian and Pacific Affairs Meynardo LB. Montealegre, and DOH Director Ariel Valencia. DFA.GOV.PH