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CASC overseas branches fight against COVID-19 and provide help to customers
SOURCE: CASC     UPDATED: 2020-05-14

The outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is now sweeping the world. The World Health Organization (WHO) has already raised the risk of a global pandemic to the highest level.

Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC) has followed the unified deployment and instructions of the CPC Central Committee and the State Council, attached great importance to epidemic prevention and control efforts.

All personnel stationed abroad followed epidemic prevention and control measures according to local requirements, and actively promoted work on the premise of ensuring safe production. At the same time, all domestic units extended their hands and provided assistance to overseas operations as needed to the best of its capacity.

As of April 1, China Great Wall Industry Corporation (CGWIC) donated a total of 810,000 disposable medical masks, more than 80,000 N95 masks, 1,759 non-contact forehead thermometers, 14,500 COVID-19 testing kits, 4500 protection suits and 800 pairs of gloves to 20 countries including Russia, Oman and Egypt. These countries expressed their gratitude to CGWIC for the medical supplies, and are willing to promote and strengthen in-depth cooperation with CGWIC in various fields as always.

When China Satellite Communications Co., Ltd. (China Satcom) learned that some countries that it had partner relationship with were affected by the COVID-19 epidemic, it immediately provided material support to these partners. In the case of international logistics being blocked, China Satcom raised thousands of masks to send to major overseas customers, and attached a greeting letter with the epidemic prevention supplies.

With tight domestic supplies, HS-SAAE managed to sent 2,550 masks to a plant in Daegu and a photovoltaic power station in Italy, and send masks, protective clothing, gloves and other supplies to a technology center in Luxembourg .

CASC has been providing support and assistance to overseas cooperative partners to the best of its ability ever since the outbreak of COVID-19, and will continue to help with the epidemic prevention and control efforts.