The Singapore Government has contributed 3,000 diagnostic tests and one polymerase chain reaction (PCR) machine for the detection of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) to support the Brunei Government’s efforts to fight the outbreak of the virus. Singapore Minister for Health Gan Kim Yong had offered our assistance in a phone call with Brunei Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohammad Isham bin Haji Jaafar.
High Commissioner of Singapore to Brunei Darussalam Lim Hong Huai handed over the supplies to Brunei Minister of Health Dato Dr Haji Mohammad Isham at the Brunei Ministry of Health this morning.
Singapore will continue to work with Brunei Darussalam to fight and contain the spread of COVID-19 in our countries.
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MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS
25 MARCH 2020
Singapore High Commissioner to Brunei Darussalam Lim Hong Huai (left) receiving a letter of appreciation from Brunei Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohammad Isham bin Haji Jaafar (right) for Singapore’s contribution of COVID-19 diagnostic tests to Brunei.
[Photo Credit: Ministry of Foreign Affairs]