KATHMANDU, JUNE 28
The Canadian government has provided a consignment of critical medical support to Nepal to help fight the Covid-19 pandemic.
Canada, in a response to a request of Nepal government, delivered 27 ventilators and related consumables, 15048 face shields and 1,890 disposable gowns in a charter flight.
Dr Buddha Basnyat, Honorary Consul of Canada to Nepal handed over the medical supplies to Dr Roshan Pokhrel, Chief Specialist at the Ministry of Health and Population amid a brief ceremony held at Tribhuvan International Airport on Sunday.
The government of Nepal has expressed sincere gratitude to the government and friendly people of Canada for the timely cooperation that will complement the ongoing efforts for prevention, treatment and control amid the second wave of the Covid-9 pandemic, a press release issued by Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Monday said.