Chinese foundation donates medical supplies to Britain, France

Source: Xinhua| 2020-03-24 16:44:14|Editor: huaxia

SHANGHAI, March 24 (Xinhua) -- The Shanghai-based Fosun Foundation, in cooperation with a British foundation and Chinese companies, has donated medical supplies, including respirators and protective suits, to Britain and France.

The foundation and the Wolverhampton Wanderers Foundation had 1,000 N95 respirators and 1,300 protective suits delivered to a hospital in West Midlands of Britain on March 20, the Fosun Foundation announced on Monday.

Meanwhile, 80,000 face masks and 5,500 protective suits were delivered to the health department of the Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes region in France.

Companies including the educational giant New Oriental and the health food producer Zuodanli contributed to the donation.

On the packing boxes of the supplies, Fosun printed Chinese poems, the lyrics from the song "Hope for the Future" by Paul McCartney, and famous words of the French writer Victor Hugo, sending best regards to the people of the two countries.

As of Sunday, the Fosun Foundation, in cooperation with companies, had deployed and donated a total of eight batches of medical protective supplies to Italy, Japan, the Republic of Korea, India, Britain and France.