Israel will probably be sending life-saving tools to India all through the week to help it within the combat in opposition to coronavirus, an announcement issued right here mentioned.

The medical tools to be despatched to India embrace oxygen turbines and respirators.

The tools will probably be delivered by means of a collection of flights all through the week beginning Tuesday, the press launch mentioned.

“India is certainly one of Israel’s closest and most vital pals. We stand with India, notably throughout these troublesome occasions India is experiencing, and are sending life-saving tools to our Indian brothers and sisters,” Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi said in the statement.

“Israel and India share strategic ties that span a variety of political, safety, and financial points. India is among the most vital nations for Israel broadly within the worldwide enviornment and notably in Asia-Pacific,” the Foreign Minister said, adding that the emergency assistance is an “expression of deep friendship” between both countries.

He thanked all those who cooperated in arranging the comprehensive package.

The economic division at the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs is said to have roped in key economic bodies, including the Israel-India Chamber of Commerce, Israel-Asia Chamber of Commerce, Manufacturers’ Association of Israel, Federation of Israeli Chambers of Commerce and the Israel Export Institute for the aid package.

Separately, Amdocs has announced to donate 150 oxygen generators, which will be sent to India as part of the Israeli aid package, the press statement said.

The JDC (American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee) is said to have also joined Israel’s aid efforts and will donate oxygen generators and other equipment.

“We recall that at first of the coronavirus disaster final yr, India mobilised to help Israel and inside this framework authorized the air supply of masks, gloves and uncooked supplies for medicines to Israel and likewise helped organize the repatriation of Israeli residents,” the assertion mentioned.

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