Coronavirus-hit India thanks Saudi Arabia, for supplying LMO

Coronavirus-hit India thanks Saudi Arabia, for supplying LMO

India thanked Saudi Arabia and other Gulf Cooperation Council member states; for supplying liquid medical oxygen (LMO) in the fight against the coronavirus crisis.

In a series of tweets on Friday, India’s Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan also welcomed offers made by Saudi Arabia; and others to supply containers for the next six months; and for an assurance of a steady commercial supply of medical oxygen to India.

“Deeply appreciate the initial gesture of goodwill with complimentary LMO supplies; particularly from UAE, Kuwait, Bahrain & Saudi Arabia,” the Indian oil minister said.

He thanked Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Energy Prince Abdulaziz and his other counterparts of the GGC countries for their extended support and special gesture of solidarity with India, adding; “I received their wholesome support for ensuring the commercial supply of LMO to India; especially at a time when India is battling the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.”

The Indian oil minister also appreciated the efforts of Indian missions in GCC countries in sending the supplies to their country.