Update: 08:30 | 23/09/2020
Vietnamese mask manufacturer PSD on September 22 handed over 100,000 medical face masks to the Embassy of Israel in Vietnam to help Israeli people tackle Covid-19.
Israeli Ambassador to Vietnam Nadav Eshcar expressed his gratitude to Vietnam and spoke highly of efforts made by the country in fighting against the Covid-19 pandemic.
Israeli Ambassador to Vietnam Nadav Eshcar (L) receives a token of the relief aid.
The aid manifests the two countries’ solidarity and joint efforts during times of difficulties and a proof of the Israel-Vietnam friendship and cooperation, he underlined.
Vietnam and Israel have carried out various cooperation activities in healthcare over the years, especially training courses in first aid for cardiovascular emergencies arranged in eight Vietnamese provinces with the participation of Israeli experts in late 2019.
A three-week lockdown is underway in Israel since September 18 as many new Covid-19 infections emerged in the country.