Rakita Exploration and Serbia Zijin Bor Copper, subsidiaries of China’s Zijin Mining operating in Bor, have donated 571.000 USD to build the state-of-the-art Covid 19 testing laboratory.
On April 8, the donation contract was signed at the Palace of Serbia in Belgrade, with representatives of a state institution in China via video link. According to the plan, modern labs will be built in Belgrade and Nis and the capacity will be 3.000 Covid 19 tests per day. This is three times more than the current testing opportunities in Serbia.
Zijin’s donation will be used for constuction of a brand new lab in Nis expected to be completed within 45 days, and the renovation and equiment for the medical center in Belgrade is sponsored by other Chinese companies.
Signing in Belgrade was attended by Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabic, Chinese Ambassador Chen Bo, Ministers Zlatibor Loncar and Aleksandar Antic, CEO of Rakita Exploration, Fu Feilong and Serbia Zijin Bor Copper CEO, Ximing Jian.
Rakita Exploration d.o.o. Bor