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India gifts ambulances to 2 Sylhet hospitals

  • Diplomatic Correspondent
  • 6 October, 2021 12:00 AM
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India gifts ambulances to 2 Sylhet hospitals
Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Vikram K Doraiswami hands over a dummy key of a Life Support Ambulance to Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen in Sylhet Osmani Medical College and Hospital (SOMCH) on Tuesday. —SUN photo

The government of India has gifted ambulances to the Sylhet Osmani Medcial College and Hospital and Khadimpara 31-bed Hospital in Sylhet Sadar Upazila.

On behalf of the people and Government of India, the Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Vikram K Doraiswami handed over the ambulances at a ceremony held at the Sylhet Osmani Medical College and Hospital (SOMCH) on Tuesday.

 Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen graced the occasion with his presence. 

The brand new ambulances, fitted with modern, critical life-saving equipment, can be used by paramedics and first responders to provide quality emergency care and trauma life support to patients’ en-route to hospital for treatment.

These ambulances are part of the overall programme for supply of 109 life support ambulances, as announced by Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi during his visit to Bangladesh in March 2021.