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Manipur recieves 3 metric tonnes oxygen from Assam amid shortage of oxygen in the state

IMPHAL:  Manipur today received at least 3 metric tonnes of oxygen from the neighboring state Assam amid a shortage of oxygen in the state.

Assam state health minister  Himanta Biswa Sarma said during the ongoing COVID-19 situation, Assam’s surplus resources are always available to assist all in the Northeast region as well as elsewhere.

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I am pleased to share that Assam has had the privilege to serve #Manipur with 3 MT Oxygen in view of shortage there. Our surplus resources are always available to help all in the North East region and elsewhere. Together we shall defeat #Covid19,” minister Sarma tweeted.


Manipur chief minister N Biren Singh thanked Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal and minister Himanta Biswa Sarma for allowing Manipur to use Assam’s plants in Nagaon and Silchar to obtain much-needed oxygen, saying Assam’s help at this juncture speaks volumes about the NE Region’s cooperation.

I extend my heartfelt gratitude to Shri  @sarbanandsonwal Ji and @himantabiswa Da for allowing us to procure the much needed oxygen from their plants at Nagaon and Silchar. Your support at this juncture speaks volume about the cooperation amongst our States in NE Region,” CM Biren Singh wrote on Twitter.

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