China provides donation to Iraq to combat COVID-19

China provides donation to Iraq to combat COVID-19
Jan 22 --The Chinese Embassy in Iraq on Thursday delivered donation to Iraq, helping the Iraqi government confront the COVID-19 pandemic and improve the livelihood of Iraqi people.

Chinese Ambassador to Iraq Zhang Tao and Iraqi Interior Ministry's Senior Deputy Minister Hussein al-Awadi signed the handover of the Chinese donation in the presence of representatives from foreign and finance ministries.

The Chinese donation includes 56 ambulances with their spare parts, 266 generators, and motorcycles, computers, laptops, printers, etc.

''We hope that ambulances will help the Iraqi people in confronting the COVID-19 pandemic and that the generators will contribute to improving the lives of the Iraqi people,'' Zhang told Xinhua.

''For China, the year 2021 has special significance, as it marks the centenary of the founding of the Communist Party of China, and China will assume the task of building a prosperous society and will enter a new phase of building a modern socialist country,'' Zhang added.