“THE COVID-19 medical kits donated by the Peoples’ Republic of China (PRC) have finally arrived in the country on a special flight operated by Solomon Airline airbus, Wednesday.
“The equipment was part of the US$300,000 (SBD2.5m) assistance from China which was signed by the Foreign Affairs Minister Jeremiah Manele and His Excellency Yao Ming of the Chinese Embassy in Honiara last week.
“The kits are to support the country’s efforts to fight against the entry and spread of COVID-19.
“The consignment includes lab equipment and testing kits purchased from a Chinese Company BGI (Beijing Genomic Institution) and is part of China’s USD300,000 donation to the Solomon Islands.
“A statement from the Chinese Embassy in Honiara said apart from lab equipment and testing kits, some PPE donations from China also arrived on the same flight.”
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