Romania offers a new batch of sanitary protection materials to the National Army
CHISINAU, January 6, 2021 — The Ministry of National Defense, through the Romanian Embassy in the Republic of Moldova, donated to the Central Military Clinical Hospital in Chisinau about a ton of medicines and health protection materials to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, in a total amount of about 31 thousand euro.
The Ceremony of Handing took place at the headquarters of the medical institution, in the presence of the Minister of Defense in office Victor Gaiciuc, the Ambassador of Romania to the Republic of Moldova, E.S. Daniel Ionita, members of the Office of the Romanian Defense Attaché and the presidential adviser in the field of health, Ala Nemerenco.
During the event, Acting Minister of Defense Victor Gaiciuc thanked the Romanian side for its significant contribution to combating SARS-CoV-2 in the Republic of Moldova, specifying that the donation of drugs and protective materials will facilitate the work of the medical staff of the Central Military Clinical Hospital. "The sanitary ware offered by our friends across the Prut is real support for our medical staff fighting COVID-19. I want to mention that Romania has been with us since the beginning of the crisis related to the new coronavirus, and today`s event is a clear example that Romania has been and is a valuable partner, which contributes, through various means, to strengthening bilateral relations in the field of defense", mentioned Victor Gaiciuc.
In his turn, Ambassador Ionita said that the new tranche of donated materials complements the approach initiated in April last year and is part of the consistent package of support measures for the citizens of the Republic of Moldova. "Through these gestures, we want to get out of the pandemic together. In this context, I want to thank the doctors who made enormous sacrifices last year ", said Daniel Ionita.
The Romanian donation contains medicines, protective suits, visors, FFP2 masks, surgical masks, as well as sanitary alcohol.
It should be noted that, during the pandemic period, Romania sent doctors and nurses to the Republic of Moldova, including 11 medical staff of the Ministry of National Defense, but also an imposing batch of protective materials designed to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus.