On 16th July 2021, Nam Theun 2 power company limited handed over a donation to the Lao Government in support to the National COVID-19 relief efforts at the Ministry of Health in Vientiane. The in-kind donation, valued at 120,000 USD, was handed by Mr. Olivier Didry, chief executive officer and top management representatives and accepted on behalf of the Lao Government by Mr. Sanong Thongsana, deputy minister of health. It consisted of rapid diagnostic tests (RDT), molecular extractors which are used in sampling, medical beds and other basic equipments. Part of the donation (24,000 USD) will be directed towards provincial relief efforts in the central province of Khammouane.