Another shipment of medical aid and oxygen supply from Kuwait has reached India as part of a continued relief campaign pledged by the Gulf country in support of India.
Kuwait , Kuwait
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A Kuwaiti ship arrived at Nhava Sheva Port in Mumbai on Saturday, carrying three semi-trailers of Liquid Medical Oxygen (25 metric tonnes each) and 1000 oxygen cylinders on board, to help India combat the coronavirus pandemic.
The total oxygen supply from Kuwait to India is expected to reach 1,400 metric tonnes in the next two weeks, the envoy told Kuwait’s official news agency KUNA.
“With this huge amount, Kuwait becomes one of the top countries supplying India with oxygen,” he added.
Last week, a shipment of 282 oxygen cylinders, 60 oxygen concentrators, ventilators and other medical supplies from Kuwaiti reached India to help the country fight the deadly second wave of virus
Late last month, Kuwait declared solidarity with India to help it cope with a dramatic surge in the virus infections, and pledged to send oxygen and other medical supplies to the South Asian country.