Air Force hands over protective gear, masks to Riau Islands Province

Air Force hands over protective gear,  masks to Riau Islands Province

Commander of the Raja Haji Fisabilillah Airbase Colonel Andi Wijanarko handed over 10,000 units of personal protective equipment and 4,000 masks to acting governor of Riau Islands Province Isdianto  on Saturday. (Foto. DISPENAU)

This proves that the Air Force has also participated  in and contributed to the handling and  prevention of the COVID-19 outbreak by launching air operations to distribute personal protective equipment to the entire unitary state of the Republic of I
Tanjungpinang, Riau Islands (ANTARA) - Commander of the Raja Haji Fisabilillah Airbase Colonel Andi Wijanarko handed over 10,000 units of personal protective equipment and 4,000 masks to acting governor of Riau Islands Province Isdianto here on Saturday.

The personal protective equipment and masks are the second round of assistance from the COVID-19 Central Task Force in Jakarta delivered by the Ar Force C-130 Hercules plane to the province.

"This proves that the Air Force has also participated in and contributed to the handling and prevention of the COVID-19 outbreak by launching air operations to distribute personal protective equipment to the entire unitary state of the Republic of Indonesia including Riau Islands," he said.

He said he will continue to coordinate with the central government to bring more personal protective equipment to the province.

Meanwhile, Isdianto in the capacity as chief of the COVID-19 Riau Islands Provoincial Task Force praised all parties that have paid attention to the COVID-19 cases in the province.

"I express our gratitude to the Air Force for facilitating the distribution of personal protective equipment from the central to regional governments. This assistance is very useful four our region which is in dire need of the equipment," he said.


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