Jack Ma, the richest man in China will donate 500,000 coronavirus testing kits, one million masks to the United States and is urging everybody to fight coronavirus outbreak in the world.
Jack announced on Saturday that his firm will donate essential supplies to ten countries in South, South East Asia.
“Go, Asia! We will donate emergency supplies (1.8 million masks, 210,000 test kits, 36,000 protective suits, plus ventilators and thermometers) to Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Laos, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. Delivering fast is not easy, but we’ll get it done!” Jack ma said in a tweet.
Go Asia! We will donate emergency supplies (1.8M masks, 210K test kits, 36K protective suits, plus ventilators & thermometers) to Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Laos, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan & Sri Lanka. Delivering fast is not easy, but we’ll get it done!
— Jack Ma (@JackMa) March 21, 2020
The response to his tweet from India has spurred a lot of criticism that why he has not considered India for his donation?
— St. Sinner (@retheeshraj10) March 21, 2020
“The pandemic we face today can no longer be resolved by any individual country,” Jack Ma said in his statement.
Apart from this charity, a donation for relief materials is also made to areas in Japan, Korea, Italy Iran, and Spain by a collaboration between Jack’s private charity and Alibaba foundation.