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30 Life support ambulances from India arrive in Dhaka soon

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  • 5th August, 2021 08:18:04 PM
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30 Life support ambulances from India arrive in Dhaka soon

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The first batch of 30 life support ambulances gifted by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the people of Bangladesh arrived in Petrapole and soon will leave for Dhaka after clearances at Benapole land custom check post.

During the state visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Bangladesh on March 26-27, he had announced the gift of 109 Life Support ambulances to the Government of Bangladesh, to further enhance healthcare, especially in the shared effort to conatin the COVID-19 pandemic in Bangladesh.

In fulfillment of that commitment, 30 ambulances have now arrived in Petrapole; after clearances at Benapole land custom check post, they will leave for Dhaka soon, said the High Commission of India (HCI) to Bangladesh on Thursday (Aug 5).

The remaining ambulances are expected to arrive in batches by September end. 

These ambulances are intended to support the Government of Bangladesh’s extensive effort to combat the COVID pandemic. They underline India’s continuing and long term commitment to partner the fraternal people of Bangladesh, reads a HCI release. #