Today, at the Deve Bair border crossing, the State Secretary in the Ministry of Defence, Dragan Nikolic, received part of the donation that the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Bulgaria is donating to our country through the Ministry of Defence.
The donation was handed over by Iliya Nalbantov, Chief of the Political Cabinet of the Minister of Defence of Bulgaria, Krasimir Karakachanov.
During the handover State Secretary Nikolic expressed gratitude to the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Bulgaria and added that good neighbourly relations are showed in deeds, especially in these difficult times. He added that any support in these moments is very vital in this battle with the COVID-19 virus and that our citizens will remember every aid.
“We know how to help each other and we will continue to do so and now as NATO allies through NATO’s principal disaster response mechanism. We will be here whenever it will be necessary because the lives of the citizens is most important”, Nikolic said.
Nalbantov said that the donation from the Republic of Bulgaria is aimed at supporting the efforts of our health workers to prevent and control the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
This is the first part of the donation and it contains 100 medical protective suits and multiple use protective masks.