Kenya donates 12-ton tea, coffee towards Indian COVID warriors

MUMBAI, June 2: Republic of Kenya on Wednesday donated 12-ton consignment of tea and coffee to the Indian Red Cross Society as relief for the COVID warriors in the pandemic affected regions of the western state of Maharashtra.

The consignment was donated by Willy Bett, the High Commissioner of the Republic of Kenya and received by Ramavtar Goenka, Honorary Consul of Kenya, during his visit to the vaccination centre of BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) at the World Trade Center, Mumbai.

“The contribution made by Kenya towards the Indian COVID warriors will go a long way in keeping the diplomatic relations between the two countries healthy,” said Vijay Kalantri, Chairman of MVIRDC World Trade Centre Mumbai who took Mr Willy Bett and Ramavtar Goenka around the vaccination centre.

The Covid Vaccination Centre at MVIRDC World Trade Center is one of the largest CVC in the `A Ward’ of India’s financial capital Mumbai with 20 booths and the capacity to inoculate minimum 100 persons, which will be shortly raised to 500 persons daily.