Ethiopian finalises distribution of Jack Ma's 2nd round of med supplies
ETHIOPIAN Airlines completed the flight and delivery of the second round shipments of medical supplies to fight covid-19 donated by Chinese tycoon Jack Ma to all African countries
ETHIOPIAN Airlines completed the flight and delivery of the second round shipments of medical supplies to fight covid-19 donated by Chinese tycoon Jack Ma to all African countries.
Ethiopian Airlines expressed its complements and the highest appreciation to the Jack Ma Foundation, and Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, WFP and the African CDC for giving the airline the opportunity to serve Africa.
'As an indigenous Pan African airline which has been serving Africa by Africans, there is nothing more pleasing for the 17,000-strong work force at Ethiopian Airlines than coming to the rescue of our African people specially in delivering lifesaving covid-19 medical supplies,' said a company statement.
'We are also happy to see the fruits of our multi hundred million dollars investment in cargo infrastructure now coming to save Africa from the covid-19,' said Ethiopian Airlines CEO Tewolde GebreMariam.
Ethiopian also delivered the first round of donation of Jack Ma and Alibaba Foundation to African countries, which was initiated by Prime Minister Ahmed.