Delhi Govt To Import 18 Oxygen Tankers From Bangkok, 21 From France: CM Kejriwal

The decision has been taken amid the Delhi government is facing a crisis in receiving the oxygen that has been allotted to the national capital by the central government, said Kejriwal.

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said that his government has decided to import 18 oxygen tankers and 21 oxygen plants from France for Covid-19 patients amid a shortage.

While addressing a press conference, CM Kejriwal said, “Delhi government has decided to import 18 oxygen tankers from Bangkok, they’ll start arriving from tomorrow. We’ve requested Centre to allow the use of Air Force planes for this. Talks are on, I’m very hopeful that talks will be successful. This will resolve the issue of transport.”

Talking about the oxygen plants from France, CM Kejirwal said, “We are importing 21 ready-to-use Oxygen plants from France. They can be brought to use immediately. These will be installed at different hospitals and this will help us in resolving the Oxygen crisis in those hospitals.”

The decision has been taken amid the Delhi government is facing a crisis in receiving the oxygen that has been allotted to the national capital by the central government, said Kejriwal.

“In the past few days, I wrote to various industrialists and state governments seeking help in this respect. We have received tremendous support from all quarters and are hopeful. We are thankful to everyone who is helping the Delhi government during this time of crisis,” CM Kejriwal further said.

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