April 16, 2024 01:03 (IST)
Follow us:
facebook-white sharing button
twitter-white sharing button
instagram-white sharing button
youtube-white sharing button
Delhi excise policy case: Arvind Kejriwal to remain in jail as Supreme Court turns down urgent hearing | Excise policy case: Delhi court extends BRS leader K Kavitha's judicial custody to April 23 | 'What else is Congress doing other than looting?': Kangana Ranaut in Himachal Pradesh | Iran could attack Israel sooner than later, warns US President Joe Biden | Amid unemployment, inflation issues, PM Modi's leadership likely to help his third consecutive term at govt: Survey
Thailand provides medical supplies to Nepal Nepal COVID19
Image: Unsplash

Thailand provides medical supplies to Nepal

South Asia Monitor/IBNS | @indiablooms | 31 May 2021, 05:32 pm

The Thailand government has extended medical supplies, including surgical masks, PPE sets, face shields, rapid antigen test kits, and oximeter among others to Nepalto boost its Covid-19 response.

The assistance that reached Kathmandu on Sunday was received by Nepal’s Health Minister Hridayesh Tripathi in the presence of the Thailand envoy, reported The Himalayan Times. Nepal’s Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali was also there during the ceremony.

"Medical aid has been provided by King Maha Vajiralongkorn Phra Vajiraklaochaoyuhua, Queen Suthida Bajrasudhabimalalakshana, and Princess Bajrakitiyabha Narendiradevyavati of Thailand," reads a statement released by Nepal’s Foreign Ministry.

Earlier Thailand had provided 46 oxygen concentrators to Nepal.

Hit by the deadly second Covid-19 wave, Nepal has sought assistance from all international partners, including the United Nations. China, the US, and other westerns nations have also extended medical supplies to the country.

China has provided over 20 oxygen cylinders among other assistance to deal with the oxygen crisis in the country. Lately, the number of daily infections has come down significantly, mostly due to stringent restrictions on movements for weeks.

During its peak, the country touched almost 10,000 cases daily. On Sunday, it reported just 3500 cases.

Support Our Journalism

We cannot do without you.. your contribution supports unbiased journalism

IBNS is not driven by any ism- not wokeism, not racism, not skewed secularism, not hyper right-wing or left liberal ideals, nor by any hardline religious beliefs or hyper nationalism. We want to serve you good old objective news, as they are. We do not judge or preach. We let people decide for themselves. We only try to present factual and well-sourced news.

Support objective journalism for a small contribution.