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Ambassador Xiao Qian Attends the Handover Ceremony of Medical Supplies to Indonesia Donated by Chinese Ministry of National Defense
2020/05/14

On May 12th, Indonesian Ministry of Defense held a handover ceremony of medical supplies donated by Chinese Ministry of National Defense for Indonesian Ministry of Defence and TNI, at Soekarno-Hatta international airport. Indonesian Minister of Defence Mr. Prabowo Subianto, Secretary General of Ministry of Defence Air Vice Marshal Donny Ermawan Taufanto, Assistant to Commander-in-Chief for Operation Major General Tiopan Aritonang; Chinese Ambassador Xiao Qian, Defense Attaché Senior Colonel Zhou Jian attended the ceremony.

In his remarks, Ambassador Xiao firstly appreciated the valuable support rendered by the Indonesian government, armed forces and all walks of life to China’s fight against the COVID-19. Ambassador Xiao stressed, “Guided by the vision of building a community with a shared future for mankind, we are doing our best to aid and cooperate with the international community, while we are making all-out efforts to get the domestic prevention and control situation better and more stable. We hope that the medical supplies donated by Chinese Ministry of National Defense for Indonesian Ministry of Defence and TNI will make a contribution to its early victory over the outbreak”.

In his remarks, Indonesian Minister of Defence Prabowo said, the Chinese Ministry of National Defense showed its good will by sending a military transportation aircraft to deliver the medical supplies, which symbolized the close friendship between the People’s Republic of China and the Republic of Indonesia. His deepest appreciation was also extended to Chinese leaders, Chinese Ministry of National Defense and all China Air Force crews who took on the deliver task. The minister stressed that, with solidarity and cooperation, the battle against the COVID-19 will end with a complete victory. We will always try to work together with the Chinese side to achieve the common purpose of maintaining peace and stability in our region and beyond.

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