DHAKA: Jack Ma Foundation and Alibaba Foundation sent 3 lakh masks to Bangladesh on Sunday (March 29) afternoon.
Yan Hualong, Deputy Chief of Mission at Chinese Embassy in Dhaka, among others, was present at the airport to hand over the masks to Bangladesh government officials.
On Friday, Jack Ma Foundation and Alibaba Foundation sent 30,000 coronavirus testing kits to Bangladesh.
Earlier, Jack Ma, co-founder and former executive chairman of Alibaba Group, announced to help Bangladesh and some other Asian nations contain the spread of coronavirus.
In Bangladesh, 48 people have been infected, five people died and 15 people recovered in the disease.
The global death toll of coronavirus reached 31,068 till Sunday afternoon (Bangladesh Time: 4 pm). A total of 669,080 people have been infected while 143,119 recovered worldwide in the deadly disease, worldometer reports.
BDST: 1702 HRS, MAR 29, 2020