The government of Pakistan has provided essential medical appliances to Nepal for COVID-19 response.
Charge d`Affaires of Pakistan to Nepal, Adnan Javed Khan, called on Secretary at the Ministry of Health and Population, Dr Roshan Pokharel, at the latter’s office in Singha Durbar to hand over the in-kind support on Thursday.
During the meeting, Charge d`Affaires Khan provided ‘Made in Pakistan' medical equipment consisting of 30 ventilators and 30 CPAP breathing equipment worth over Rs 19 million.
The medical goods were as a part of Pakistan’s COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Programme pledged for SAARC-member States.
Earlier in July, the Pakistani Embassy in Nepal had handed over a cheque carrying more than Rs 43 million Nepali Rupees to the government of Nepal as a part of COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Programme, stated a press release issued by the Embassy of Pakistan in Kathmandu.
Secretary Dr Pokharel expressed his gratitude to the government as well as people of Pakistan for contributing generously for the prevention and control of COVID-19 pandemic and treatment of the COVID-19 infected ones in Nepal.
Khan, in reciprocation, reiterated Pakistan’s continued support to Nepal in its efforts to COVID-19 response.
Source: National News Agency Nepal