Kathmandu : About 460 million kg of liquid oxygen has been imported to Nepal in the last three years.
According to the customs department, this amount of oxygen has been imported from India, USA, China and other countries in the last three years.
In the fiscal year 2075/76 to the first 10 months of the current fiscal year, 459/92 million kg of oxygen worth Rs 344.7 million was imported, according to the customs.
According to the department, 690,217 kg of oxygen was imported in the fiscal year 2075/76 and 455,725 kg of oxygen was imported in 2076/77.
In the 10 months of the Fiscal year 2077/78, 458.775 million 150 kg of oxygen was imported, according to the details of the department.
Nepal imports oxygen from India, China Switzerland and the United States, according to the customs.
The government had sent a letter to India on Sunday demanding health supplies, including liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), as signs of a deepening crisis were mounting.