Holding with India’s Neighbourhood First coverage, Indian Railways on Saturday delivered medical oxygen to Bangladesh amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Exterior Affairs Minister (MEA) S Jaishankar knowledgeable concerning the supply by way of Twitter.
“Neighbourhood First delivers once more. Oxygen Specific from India arrives in Bangladesh,” EAM Jaishankar tweeted. Indian Railways delivered 200 metric tonnes of liquid medical oxygen (LMO) to Bangladesh in 10 containers by way of the Oxygen Specific for the primary time ever.
“Indian Railways’ Oxygen Specific is about to embark on its journey to Bangladesh. That is the primary time ever that the Oxygen Specific is put into operation to a neighbouring nation. Right this moment, an indent was positioned at Tata in Chakradharpur Division beneath South Jap Railway to move 200 MT of Liquid Medical Oxygen to Benapole, Bangladesh,” the Ministry of Railways mentioned in an official assertion.
The loading of 200 metric tonnes (MT) of LMO in 10 containers rake has been accomplished at 09:25 am.
“It might be famous that Oxygen Expresses had been began by Indian Railways on April 24, 2021, to supply respite to Indian states requiring medical oxygen. Greater than 35,000 MT of LMO was transported to fifteen states. Round 480 Oxygen Expresses had been operationalised,” it added.
Oxygen Specific trains have delivered greater than 30,000 metric tonnes of Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) to states and Union Territories to this point throughout the nation.
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