Kathmandu : Health supplies and medical equipment worth about 288 million Nepali rupees provided by the Indian Army under the ‘Neighbor First’ policy were handed over to the Nepal Army on Friday.
On Friday, Indian Ambassador to Nepal Vinay Mohan Kwatra handed over medical equipment to Chief of Army Staff Maharthi Purnachandra Thapa.
Stating that India’s support in the fight against COVID-19 of the Nepal Army will continue, Indian Ambassador Quatra appreciated the contribution made by the Nepal Army in this regard.
Health items including ventilator, ambulance, ICU bed, PPE kit, PCR test kit were brought to Kathmandu on Jestha 27. Since last year, the Indian Army has been providing various assistance to the Nepal Army to fight the Covid epidemic.
Meanwhile, the Indian Army had provided one lakh Covishield vaccine to the Nepal Army last March. This assistance reflects the ongoing cooperation between the two countries armies in times of crisis.
(Source : Online Khabar)