Asean delivers Covid-19 medical aid to Myanmar


  • Myanmar
  • Friday, 17 Sep 2021

People march with the federal flag as they support National Unity Government (NUG) which has been recently announced in Yangon, Myanmar April 18, 2021. - Rreuters

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 17 (Bernama): The Association of South-East Asian Nations (Asean) had handed over US$1.1 million worth of medical supplies and equipment ready to be distributed by the Myanmar Red Cross Society (MRCS), for immediate support to the Covid-19 response in the country.

The delivery, which is the first batch of Asean’s Humanitarian Assistance in Myanmar, was a follow up to the Pledging Conference held on Aug 18, Asean Secretariat said in a statement published on its website www.asean.org.

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