PNP receives PPE donations from Embassy of Israel for police frontliners
PASIG CITY, June 12 (PIA) — The Philippine National Police (PNP) has received donations from the Embassy of Israel in the Philippines for use of police frontliners.
The Israel Ambassador to the Philippines, Ambassador Rafael Harpaz, personally turned over personal protective equipment (PPE) to PNP Chief Police General Archie Francisco Gamboa in a simple ceremony held at the PNP National Headquarters in Quezon City on Wednesday.
According to the PNP, the donation includes surgical masks, N95 filtered face masks, gowns, shields, gloves and non-contact thermometer.
The PNP chief extended his gratitude to the Israeli Government for the donations that will enhance PNP’s capability in protecting its personnel while battling COVID-19.
Gamboa said the PPEs and other medical supplies donated by Israel will help boost the capacity of PNP frontline workers in fulfilling their mandate of keeping the public safe amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
He added the donation is also a morale booster for the men and women in uniform.
Earlier, the Embassy of Israel also donated a sizeable number of medical equipment to the Department of National Defense for use of military medical personnel in the forefront against COVID-19. (PIA-NCR)