Kathmandu, 22 October 2021 (TDI): China has provided assistance to Nepal. The assistance included health and other daily necessity supplies. China has been helping many countries like Pakistan, Togo, etc. in the war against Corona virus.
Medical materials and daily necessities provided in grant by MOFA of China and local authorities of Xizang(Tibet) Autonomous Region to Humla have been handed over to our Nepali friends! The border cooperation has become an important part of our joint fight against the pandemic. pic.twitter.com/4ly5hXJ98o
— Ambassador Hou Yanqi (@PRCAmbNepal) October 21, 2021
The world is facing unprecedented challenges posed by the Covid19. The pandemic has effected both developing countries as well as developed countries. Developed countries knew the threats posed by the pandemic. They are helping vulnerable countries by providing them vaccines. Vaccine diplomacy has become very important in the contemporary international system.
China has been also providing vaccines to different countries especially to its neighbors. Currently China has donated two million Vero Cell vaccines which have reached Nepal. The Vero Cell vaccine is quintessentially the inactivated Sino pharm COVID-19 vaccine
The Chinese assistance also included food supplies and other medical supplies necessary for daily life. The vaccines were provided by the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs and by the local authorities of Xizang (Tibet) autonomous region to Humla, Nepal. The medical aid will help Nepal to deal with the posed daily challenges.
The two countries enjoy close relations. China has been planning to increase its investment in Nepal in order to strengthen the bilateral relationship. The two neighbors are looking for new channels to strengthen their relationship. China looks forward to expanding its cooperation with Nepal.