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Chinese business association donates to Zambia COVID-19 fight

Source: Xinhua | 2020-04-09

CHONGWE, Zambia, April 8 (Xinhua) -- A Chinese business association in Chongwe district in Zambia's Lusaka Province on Tuesday donated various items toward local efforts to fight against COVID-19.

The Zambia China Trade and Corporation Zone (ZCCZ) donated hand sanitizers, face masks and disinfectants to the Chongwe district COVID-19 taskforce to help in the prevention of the pandemic in the district.

Chongwe Mayor Geoffrey Chumbwe thanked the Chinese association for the donation of assorted items.

Chumbwe said that the donation was timely and would go a long way in the fight against the spread of COVID-19.

He thanked the organization for coming on board to complement the government efforts in the fight against the pandemic, which he said needed a united stakeholder participation to overcome.

He promised that the task force would put the donations to good use and would account for every donation.

Chongwe district commissioner, Robster Mwanza said the task force in the district would continue to lobby for more support from well-wishers as this was a multispectral task.