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India's COVID-19 vaccination helped Nepal develop great hopes: Pradeep Kumar Gyawali India-Nepal

India's COVID-19 vaccination helped Nepal develop great hopes: Pradeep Kumar Gyawali

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 17 Jan 2021, 01:38 am

New Delhi:  Nepal Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali has said his nation developed 'great hope' as India started vaccinating its nations to fight COVID-19.

He said Nepal will also avail the vaccines.

"Today as we wait for the availability of Covid-19 vaccines, India is one of the frontrunners. This has given us great hope," the Nepali leader was quoted as saying by ANI.

"I take this opportunity to congratulate India and its innovative companies for success. Being next door, we believe we too will be availing these vaccines," Gyawali said in a speech during an event organised by the Indian Council of World Affairs at Sapru House here.

The sixth meeting of the India-Nepal Joint Commission was co-chaired by the External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Nepal Pradeep Kumar Gyawali in New Delhi on Friday, officials said.

The two delegations included Foreign Secretary of India, Harsh Vardhan Shringla and Foreign Secretary of Nepal, Bharat Raj Paudyal and other senior officials from both sides.

The Joint Commission comprehensively reviewed all aspects of multifaceted cooperation between the two countries and explored ways to further strengthen the traditionally close and friendly ties.