26/04/2020 09:37 GMT+7 Email Print Like 0

Vietnamese community offers face masks for Russian city

The Vietnamese community in Irkutsk city of Russia has donated 4,000 cloth face masks for a local voluntary campaign in support of the fight against COVID-19.

The campaign aims to support senior citizens, people with disabilities and medical workers in the wake of the global pandemic. It draws the participation of 2,000 volunteers in Irkutsk.

Receiving the aid, Acting Minister of Youth Policy in Irkutsk Oblast Egor Lukovnikov underlined that personal protective equipment is vital for volunteers as they are also on the frontlines of the combat and have to work every day.

There are about 250 Vietnamese citizens living in Irkutsk city./