- Chidozie Uzoezie
Ethiopian Airlines Extends Solidarity to Africans Amidst COVID-19 Crisis
Ethiopian Airlines, the Pan-African carrier, has delivered medical supplies donated by Jack Ma, the founder of China’s e-commerce giant Alibaba, to 39 African Countries within 5 days.
Ethiopian Airlines has transported Jack Ma’s support medical supplies including testing kits, masks and protective suits donated to help the fight against the spread of COVID-19 virus.
Following its historical track record of serving Africa in both good and bad times, Ethiopian has once again demonstrated a great gesture of solidarity to the African people.
Launched by Ethiopia’s Prime Minister, Dr. Abiy Ahmed and Alibaba Foundation, the relief initiative is part of the actions taken towards implementing Africa’s continental strategy for preventing the spread of COVID-19.
The delivery has so far exceeded the half way mark with more distribution plans to be continued in the coming days.