Kathmandu, January 21
The Covid-19 vaccines that India sent to Nepal arrived in Kathmandu today.
Airport staffers unloaded the vaccines from an Air India aircraft at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in the capital city. India under the initiative ‘Vaccine Maitri' has provided vaccines, in aid, to Nepal along with other neighbouring countries.
Indian Ambassador to Nepal Vinay Mohan Kwatra and Health Minister Hridayesh Tripathi spoke during a joint press meet regarding the arrival of vaccines at TIA.
Later, the vaccines were transported in a refrigeration van to the Department of Health Services in Teku, where health workers unloaded and stored them, as per protocol.
Nepal is receiving 1 million doses of vaccine against the coronavirus, as per Health Minister Hridayesh Tripathi.
Photos by Skanda Gautam for The Himalayan Times -
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