The Health and Family Welfare Ministry on Friday received 30,000 coronavirus testing reagents from Jack Ma Foundation and Alibaba Foundation in line with the earlier announcement from the Chinese billionaire businessman Jack Ma.
The Chinese Embassy in Dhaka confirmed the matter on its official website this afternoon.
On March 21, Jack Ma announced to donate coronavirus testing kits and emergency supplies to Bangladesh and some other countries to fight the novel coronavirus.
In a tweet, Jack Ma said, "Go Asia! We will donate emergency supplies (1.8M masks, 210K test kits, 36K protective suits, plus ventilators & thermometers) to Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Laos, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan & Sri Lanka. Delivering fast is not easy, but we'll get it done!"