- Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Huang Xilian was excited that the donation of 600,000 Sinovac will soon arrive in the Philippines
- He said the donation is proof that the Philippines and China have a strong friendship
- The envoy also shared his hope that the donation will kickstart the mass vaccination in the Philippines
The Chinese ambassador to the Philippines expressed his optimism over the donation of COVID-19 vaccine doses to the Philippines.
Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Huang Xilian shared how his country is working hard to help their “friend,” the Philippines in these times of health crisis. Huang added it was “tradition” to give a helping hand in times of need.
On Facebook, the Chinese envoy gave an update on the vaccine donation.
He wrote, “Chinese vaccines arriving in Manila on Sunday! The 600,000 doses of Sinovac-made vaccines “CoronaVac” donated by China will arrive in the Philippines on Sunday. Both teams have been working round the clock to make it happen.”
Huag continued how the donation was made as proof of the strong bilateral relations China has with the Philippines. He also noted how the good will was made to help a friend in need.
“It is a fine tradition between China and the Philippines to help each other in trying times. A friend in need is a friend indeed. The donation of vaccines is another testament to the solidarity as well as profound friendship and partnership between our two peoples and two countries,” he stated.
The envoy thanked all those who worked hard to make the order happen. He also expressed his hope that the donation will kickstart the mass vaccination in the country to help the “Filipinos life to return to normal at the earliest.”
“Our friendship and partnership amid this pandemic will continue to grow and prosper as we fight against the pandemic hand in hand,” Huang remarked.