Beijing: China on Friday said it firmly supports the Indian government and the people in their fight against the coronavirus pandemic and is in communication with New Delhi on its offer to provide assistance to deal with the surge in Covid-19 cases in the country.
China on Thursday offered to provide the necessary support and assistance to India to deal with the sharp increase in the Covid-19 cases in the country.
Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian told a media briefing here that “for the recently deteriorating epidemic situation in India we send our sincere sympathies”.
“The Chinese government and the people firmly support the Indian government and their people in their fight,” he said responding to a question from the official Chinese media.
“Based on the need of the Indian side, we stand ready to offer support and assistance. We are now holding communications with the Indian side,” he said.
“We believe the Indian people will surely conquer the epidemic at an early date,” he said.
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