Kuwait to ship more than 215 tons of oxygen to India – Ambassador

– Kuwait will send more than 215 metric tons of oxygen and a thousand oxygen tanks to India as the country is running low on supplies due to the spread of the new mutated strain of the coronavirus.

Kuwaiti Ambassador to India Jassim Al-Najem said that the relief campaign is continuing after a ship from the Indian Navy left Shuwaikh port on Tuesday, loaded with 40 metric tons of liquid oxygen through two 20 metrics tons?’ tanks and a large number of oxygen tanks.

On Wednesday, a merchant ship will depart from Al-Shuaiba port carrying 75 metric tons of liquid oxygen and 1,000 cylinders filled with oxygen gas. On Thursday, two ships belonging to the Indian navy will leave the port of Shuwaikh, carrying 100 metric tons of liquid oxygen through five tanks, each of which has a capacity of 20 metric tons.

The ambassador affirmed Kuwait’s keenness to alleviate the suffering of the friendly Indian people regarding this health disaster and the exceptional circumstances that India is going through

Source: Kuwait News Agency