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Pakistan medical assistance to Nepal


Kathmandu, 12 August 2021 (TDI): The Chargé d’Affaires of Pakistan to Nepal Adnan Javed Khan met with the Secretary of Health and Population Ministry of Nepal Dr. Roshan Pokharel. Adnan Javed handed over Pakistani manufactured pieces of medical equipment to the Secretary.

Nepal has faced nearly 10,000 casualties since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic. This morning, Pakistan has sent a gift of medical apparatuses which included 30 Ventilators and 30 Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) therapy machines. Roshan Pokharel expressed his gratitude to the government of Pakistan for helping Nepal in this crisis situation. Earlier in July, Pakistan has also sent a cheque of 43 million Nepali Rupees to the Nepali government to assist Nepalis in their fight with the CORONA virus.

These gifts are part of the COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Programme initiated by the Pakistani government to help SAARC members.


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