PPE donated by Jordanian government arrives at Joint Base Andrews

Posted at 7:33 PM, Jun 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-23 19:33:35-04

JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. — Personal protective equipment donated by the Jordanian government arrived on Joint Base Andrews Tuesday afternoon.

The donation was to support COVID-19 response efforts. The supplies will be delivered to various states throughout the country.

Officials from the Jordanian embassy visited the flight line on Joint Base Andrews when the supplies arrived.

"Today's gesture from Jordan to the American people exemplifies the strength of our bilateral friendship. We have long supported one another during various endeavors and we will continue to do so during these unprecedented times. Leveraging our strengths and resources to protect and safeguard our peoples' is the only answer to solving this global predicament," Jordanian Ambassador to the U.S. Dina Khalil Tawfiq Kawar said in a statement.