Kathmandu: India Army has handed over medical equipment and supplies worth Rs 288 million to the Nepali Army today.
In a ceremony at Nepali Army Headquarters, Tundikhel today, the medical equipment has been handed over by Indian Ambassador Vinay Mohan Kwatra to General Purna Chandra Thapa, Chief of the Nepali Army.
The ambassador reaffirmed India’s support to Nepali Army in its fight against the COVID-19 pandemic and lauded its contribution in this respect.
The medical equipment, including Ventilators, Ambulances, ICU beds, PPE Kits, PCR test Kits, etc was delivered to Kathmandu on June 10. The Indian Army has been assisting the Nepali Army to fight COVID-19 through various kinds of assistance since last year, including 100,000 doses of COVISHIELD vaccines which were provided in March 2021.