The handover ceremony saw the attendance of ambassadors and
representatives of six embassies of ASEAN nations in the Czech Republic,
namely Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Thailand and
The aid is part of activities joint held by the embassies to show
solidarity between ASEAN and the Czech Republic in fighting the ravaging
Receiving the aid, Mayor of Prague 6 district Ondrej Kolar voiced his
gratitude to the embassies of ASEAN countries for their support for
local authorities and residents in the fight against COVID-19.
Efforts in battling the pandemic have proven effective in the European
nation, especially after a vaccination drive since March, he said,
adding that more than 30 percent of the country’s population has been
For his part, Vietnamese Ambassador to the Czech Republic Thai Xuan Dung
took the occasion to thank the Czech government, relevant agencies and
frontline workers for providing treatment and helping foreigners
infected with COVID-19, including Vietnamese living in the country.
The diplomat reiterated that the embassies of ASEAN members always
attach significance to and hope to promote the ASEAN-Czech Republic
friendship and cooperation.