Chinese face masks donated

Tuesday August 11th 2020

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Derek Oliver (pictured third from the right) is pictured with, from left to right: Grace Fong of the British Born Young Talent Association, Tommy Kam Leung Ng, of the Scotland China International Association, Care Worker Grace Anderson, Chief Social Work Officer Alison White, Chief Officer Place Derek Oliver, Wing Sie Ng of the Scotland China International Association and Phillip Chan of the British born Young Talent Association.


Written by Midlothian View Reporter, Luke Jackson

Midlothian Council has received face masks donated from China. The PPE will be used in care homes, the community hospital and in the community.

The council’s Chief Officer Place Derek Oliver thanked representatives from the Scotland China International Association UK for the supplies.

The association, which promotes Scotland in China, worked with the Henan Provincial Government in China. The Henan Provincial Government donated the masks, which will be distributed to councils across Scotland.

The Scotland China International Association UK is delivering the supplies with the help of UN Scotland and the British Born Young Talent Association (BBYTA).

Derek Oliver said he was delighted to receive the supplies, which will go to good use across Midlothian, helping keep staff and communities safe during the pandemic.

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