Mask Donation: Chinese Prof. Refuse To Take Fee. Pakistan helped my people during this difficult time. Although $ 500 is not a huge amount, I could do just that and I did it: Professor Xian Cao
“I was impressed by the news in Chinese media that Pakistan donated a large number of mouth-covering surgical masks to protect the Chinese from the Coronavirus.”Professor Xian Cao
Professor Xian Cao, a Chinese scientist in environmental science at Tohoku University, Japan, looks very grateful to Pakistanis. That is why he waived the fee for a Pakistani student’s Ph.D. dissertation, on the basis of humanitarian action. Speaking to The Independent Urdu, Professor Xian Cao said: “Pakistan helped my people during this difficult time, it impressed me a lot.”
Karachi University’s Department of Environmental Sciences sent a Ph.D. dissertation to Professor for review and feedback.
The University of Karachi pays $ 500 per article to foreign experts for this purpose, and the same was presented to Professor Xian Cao. However, Professor Xian Cao wrote a letter to the University of Karachi in which he thanked and refused to take Fee.
In a letter to the university administration, he wrote: ‘I do not want to receive this compensation. If possible, it should be donated to a deserving person. ‘
Talking to the Independent Urdu, he said: “Although $ 500 is not a huge amount, I could do just that and I did it.”
He added, “The masks that cover the mouth and nose are very effective and necessary to protect against the coronavirus and Pakistan has sent the same mask to China. It will benefit many people and I am very happy with it. ‘
More than 73,000 people have been affected by the deadly Coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan, central China, last December, and more than 2,000 people have died from the deadly virus.
One way to prevent coronavirus is to use surgical masks. Covering the mouth and nose of the wearer and preventing the airborne virus from entering the human body. Since the outbreak of the Coronavirus, the use of surgical masks worn over China, especially in Wuhan and its surrounding areas, has increased and demand has increased dramatically.
In this regard, different countries of the world are sending medicines and other drugs used in the prevention and treatment of Coronavirus to China and Pakistan is also included in the list of countries.
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman told the media that relief goods have been received from 21 countries, including Pakistan. Describing the goods received from Islamabad, she said: “Pakistan has so far sent three lakh surgical masks, eight hundred hazmat suits, and 6,800 gloves.”
In addition to government and government agencies, private institutes and organizations are also present to help the Chinese people against the coronavirus.
The people of Hunza in Gilgit-Baltistan in northern Pakistan recently donated seven thousand surgical masks to the Chinese ambassador to Islamabad.
The donation was organized by the Development Committee of the Overseas Chinese Association in Pakistan.
On the other hand, the Pakistani government has banned the export of N95 masks and related items from China after reports of suspected cases of Coronavirus in the country.
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