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India gifts life support ambulances

  • DIPLOMATIC CORRESPONDENT
  • 30 October, 2021 12:00 AM
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The government of India on Friday donated three Life Support Ambu-lances at hospitals in Brahmanbaria, Akhaura and Kasba.

On behalf of the peo-ple and Government of India, High Commission-er of India to Bangladesh Vikram K. Doraiswami handed over two Life Support Ambu-lances to the 250-bed General Hospital at Brahmanbaria and Up-azila Health Complex at Akhaura respectively.

In another event held at the Upazila Parishad Audi-torium in Kasba on the same day, the Indian envoy handed over one Life Sup-port Ambulance to Upazila Health Complex, Kasba, said the High Commission of India in Dhaka. Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Anisul Huq graced both the events as the Chief Guest. Foreign Secretary Ambassador Masud Bin Momen was also present as a special guest.

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 State Visit to Bangladesh in March 2021.