Jack Ma, the richest man in Asia and China, has announced millions of face masks and corona virus test kits to several Asian countries, including Pakistan.
This is part of Jack Ma’s welfare efforts to tackle the global outbreak, which has previously provided face masks and kits in Europe and the United States.
Jack Ma, the founder of e-commerce company Alibaba, made a Twitter account this week, announcing that the Jack Ma Foundation and Alibaba Foundation will be providing face masks and testing kits to some European countries, including the United States, Iran and Italy. ۔
Now in his new tweet, Jack Ma said that Pakistan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Cambodia, Laos, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, and Sri Lanka will be covered with face masks, along with security apparel, ventilators and thermometers to prevent the virus. Testing kits will be provided.
It is to be noted that the scarcity of medical and protective devices around the world has also been encountered in developing countries.
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!
— Jack Ma (@JackMa) March 21, 2020
In total, Jack Mae will be provided 18 million fee masks, more than 2 million test kits, 36,000 security apparel to Asian countries.
Jack Ma wrote that the delivery of these goods is not easy but we will do so fast.
On March 16, JackMe also announced the delivery of 20,000 test kits, one million masks and 1,000 safety apparel and fee shields to 54 African countries per country.
In his statement after joining Twitter on March 13, Jack Ma said: “From my country’s experience, I can say that the speed and precision testing, the tools to protect the medical staff are all for preventing this virus. Are more effective than ‘
He said, “It is hoped that these supplies will help some people in the United States. This epidemic is a challenge for humanity. Today it is not a challenge that any country can tackle alone, but in the hands of everyone.” We need to get our hands on this, we should share our resources anonymously and exchange experiences and lessons to prevent the outbreak so that we can have a chance to defeat the tragedy. ‘
He concludes the statement: ‘We can stand united, we will fall if divided’.
Jack Ma is currently the richest man in China but Asia, with $ 42 billion, and the Corona virus this month has pushed India’s Mukesh Ambani back on the stock markets and worldwide economies.
The number of Corona virus cases in Pakistan is increasing, the number of people infected with the virus has increased to 510.
The highest number of Corona cases were reported in Sindh province with 267 cases, Punjab with 96 cases, followed by 92 in Balochistan, 23 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 21 in Gilgit-Baltistan, 10 in Islamabad and 3 in Azad Kashmir. Patients were killed and 5 were recovered.
Worldwide, 11,397 deaths have been caused by the virus, so far 2 lakh 75 thousand 427 people have been affected by the outbreak.