The Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA) has decided to supply medical equipment worth approximately Rs 2 million to Nepal immediately as the country is struggling with the second wave of coronavirus.

An emergency meeting of the NRNA held on Friday under the chairpersonship of its President Kumar Pant decided to send 100 oxygen concentrators to Nepal immediately, according to NRNA's Health Committee coordinator Dr Sanjiv Sapkota.

According to NRNA President Pant, the need for coming up with short-term and long-term plans for the sustainable management of medical oxygen is crucial for the treatment of Covid-19 especially for those with shortness of breath.

On the occasion, NRNA treasurer Mahesh Shrestha urged all national committees to lend helping hands to Nepal to fight the pandemic.