By: Emerson Lim
Chiou I-jen (邱義仁), chairman of the Taiwan-Japan Relations Association (TJRA), presented a giant face mask to Izumi Hiroyasu (泉裕泰), chief representative of the Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association (JTEA) Taipei Office, Thursday afternoon as part of a symbolic ceremony, MOFA said.
The donated masks will be delivered to Japan within a few days to help frontline health workers better protect themselves, MOFA said.
According to the ministry, legislators and civil groups in Japan have requested assistance from Taiwan on medical personal protective equipment due to many coronavirus infections within medical facilities. [FULL STORY]