Jack Ma to donate 1.8m masks, 210K test kits, 36K protective suits to Asian countries including Pakistan

Founder of Ali Baba, Jack Ma announced aid for Asian countries including Pakistan amid the COVID-19 outbreak.

As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to drastically impact Asia, Chinese multinational e-commerce giant Ali Baba has announced aid for countries struggling to contain the virus. Founder of Ali Baba Jack Ma said that they would donate emergency supplies of masks, testing kits, protective suits, ventilators and thermometers for Asian countries including Pakistan.

Ma announced that supplying these in large numbers will not be an easy task, but they are committed to getting it done as soon as possible.

‘Go Asia! We will donate emergency supplies (1.8M masks, 210K test kits, 36K protective suits, plus ventilators & thermometers) to Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Laos, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan & Sri Lanka. Delivering fast is not easy, but we’ll get it done!’, Ma tweeted.

Jacki Ma sprung into action after cases dramatically surged in South Asia. Pakistan’s tally currently stands at 534.

Malaysia reported 110 new coronavirus cases in one single day on Thursday. However, the majority of these cases are linked with religious gatherings.

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