This is the third consignment of oxygen containers brought by the Ministry of Home Affairs to the Indian Air Force (IAF) transport aircraft, amid an increase in COVID-19 cases and increasing demand for medical oxygen.
The situation of the country remains very serious due to Corona Pandemic. Meanwhile, many countries around the world have extended a helping hand towards India. Those who help India include Thailand, from where another consignment of oxygen containers has reached India. This is the third consignment of oxygen containers brought by the Ministry of Home Affairs to the Indian Air Force (IAF) transport aircraft, amid an increase in COVID-19 cases and increasing demand for medical oxygen.
Earlier, a shipment from the United Kingdom arrived in India today, that is, on Tuesday morning. In this shipment 100 ventilators and 95 oxygen concentrators have come to India.
At the same time, an Air India aircraft has departed from New York Airport with 318 oxygen concentrators for Delhi. US President Joe Biden has said in a statement issued on his Twitter that last year India had helped America, now it is our turn to help India. Earlier, the National Security Advisor of the two countries spoke on the telephone.
Apart from America, India has also started getting help from all over the world. First, 250 oxygen concentrators including 4 cryogenic tankers were brought from a special Indian Air Force helicopter from Singapore. The Foreign Minister of the United Arab Emirates, the Indian Foreign Minister S.K. Talked to Jaishankar and sent 7 empty tankers of oxygen to India. As a message of standing with India, the Burj Khalifa of Dubai was shown in the tricolor lighting.
The UK announced the sending of 600 medical equipment comprising oxygen concentrators, including 120 ventilators. 800 oxygen concentrators have been sourced from Hong Kong. Saudi Arabia sent 80 metric tons of oxygen. Russia has said to provide Remedesvir and other help. 23 mobile oxygen plants are being brought from Germany.
France, European Union, Canada and Australia have also extended their help. The PM of Japan spoke to PM Modi on Monday and assured India of all possible help in this hour of crisis. Google and Microsoft chief Indian origin Sundar Pichai and Satya Nadella have also announced to help India.
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