QUEZON CITY, March 27 — The Bureau of Customs-NAIA expedited today, March 27, the release of 57,600 COVID 19 test kits from Alibaba Foundation through the Manny Pacquiao Foundation which are intended to assist the Department of Health in the fight against COVID-19 .
Since March 9, 2020 to date, the BOC-NAIA has expedited the release of 1,616 importations and foreign donations of medical supplies and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) shipments.
The entire BOC, Manila International Container Port, Port of Manila, Port of Cebu, Port of Clark, Port of Limay and other ports have been facilitating expeditiously all PPEs in line with the directive of Commissioner Rey Leonardo B. Guerrero.
The BOC continues to provide public service and prioritizes the processing of all PPE and medical emergency supplies amid the threat of COVID-19. (BOC-NAIA)