Mohammad Mahdi Shahriari appreciated the efforts made by Iranian Foreign Ministry in reinforcing health diplomacy in difficult situation of coronavirus outbreak.
In addition to donating 204,000 three-layer masks, Iranian consulate in its second shipment sent 30,000 advanced masks, thousands of thermometers, glasses and isolation gowns, he added.
Chinese people in less than 24 hours, donated half a million dollar to Iran for fighting coronavirus epidemic and called for launching a channel for collecting non-cash contributions.
Iranian embassy in China on March 5 released a message in ‘Weibo’ which is a leading social media in China and introduced a bank account for Chinese people’s cash contributions to fight COVID-19 and people of China helped 4 billion Yuan ($576,000).
In response to Chinese people’s memorable act, the Iranian embassy in a message said Chinese people’s good-will “has impressed us and we now feel a heavy responsibility toward them.”
Head of Public Relations and Information Center of the Ministry of Health announced on Sunday that some 57,023 COVID-19 patients have recovered so far from a total of 82,211 people infected with the pandemic from whom 5,118 people have died due to the virus.
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