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Covid-19: Bangladesh offers emergency medical supplies to India

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Bangladesh has offered to dispatch, on emergency basis, medicines and medical equipment in view of the rapidly deteriorating coronavirus situation in India.

The medical supplies include approximately 10,000 vials of injectable anti-viral, oral anti-viral, 30,000 PPE kits, and several thousand zinc, calcium, vitamin C and other necessary tablets, Bangladesh foreign ministry said in a statement issued today.

Bangladesh government expresses deep sorrow and condolences at the loss of lives in India due to Covid-10 pandemic, added the statement.

"Bangladesh stands in solidarity with close neighbour India at this critical moment and is ready to provide and mobilise support in every possible way to save lives," the statement reads.

The thoughts and prayers of the people of Bangladesh are with the people of India for alleviating their sufferings. Bangladesh is interested to provide further support to its neighbour, if needed, the ministry also said in the statement.