A shipment of medical supplies provided by the Chinese government to Greece, at the urgent request of the Greek government, arrived in Athens on Saturday.

The aid, weighing about 8 tons, includes 550,000 surgical masks and other medical supplies such as protective equipment, glasses, gloves, and shoe covers.
The Chinese Ambassador to Greece, presented the medical supplies from the Chinese Government to Greece’s Minister of Health, at Athens Airport.
Additional medical supplies, donated by Chinese companies and organizations arrived on the same flight and were also handed over to the Greek government.

The Aristotle quote “Friendship is one soul residing in two bodies” was written in Greek and Chinese on a sign placed on one of the containers.