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China has delivered its first supplies to Türkiye for earthquake relief

Source: Xinhua | 2023-02-11
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China has delivered its first supplies to Türkiye for earthquake relief

Volunteers arrange earthquake relief supplies donated to Türkiye at a warehouse of Shanghai Pudong International Airport in east China's Shanghai, Feb. 11, 2023. A batch of earthquake relief supplies donated to Türkiye from various sectors in Shanghai has recently arrived at a warehouse of Shanghai Pudong International Airport. The supplies will be delivered to Türkiye in the coming few days. [Photo by Wang Xiang/Xinhua]

BEIJING, Feb. 11 (Xinhua) -- According to the China International Development Cooperation Agency (CIDCA), the Chinese government delivered its first supplies to Türkiye for earthquake relief on Saturday morning.

The first batch of 40,000 blankets left Shanghai Pudong Airport at 6:30 a.m. and will arrive in Istanbul, Türkiye on Saturday and Sunday, said the CIDCA.

According to the CIDCA, China will send other supplies, which include 1,000 sets of cotton tents, electrocardiograph machines, ultrasonic diagnostics, medical transport vehicles, and manual hospital beds in the coming days.

Volunteers transport earthquake relief supplies donated to Türkiye at a warehouse of Shanghai Pudong International Airport in east China's Shanghai, Feb. 11, 2023. A batch of earthquake relief supplies donated to Türkiye from various sectors in Shanghai has recently arrived at a warehouse of Shanghai Pudong International Airport. The supplies will be delivered to Türkiye in the coming few days. [Photo by Wang Xiang/Xinhua]

Volunteers transport earthquake relief supplies donated to Türkiye at a warehouse of Shanghai Pudong International Airport in east China's Shanghai, Feb. 11, 2023. A batch of earthquake relief supplies donated to Türkiye from various sectors in Shanghai has recently arrived at a warehouse of Shanghai Pudong International Airport. The supplies will be delivered to Türkiye in the coming few days. [Photo by Wang Xiang/Xinhua]

Photo taken on Feb. 11, 2023 shows earthquake relief supplies donated to Türkiye at a warehouse of Shanghai Pudong International Airport in east China's Shanghai. A batch of earthquake relief supplies donated to Türkiye from various sectors in Shanghai has recently arrived at a warehouse of Shanghai Pudong International Airport. The supplies will be delivered to Türkiye in the coming few days. [Photo by Wang Xiang/Xinhua]

Volunteers arrange earthquake relief supplies donated to Türkiye at a warehouse of Shanghai Pudong International Airport in east China's Shanghai, Feb. 11, 2023. A batch of earthquake relief supplies donated to Türkiye from various sectors in Shanghai has recently arrived at a warehouse of Shanghai Pudong International Airport. The supplies will be delivered to Türkiye in the coming few days. [Photo by Wang Xiang/Xinhua]

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