Medical supplies provided by King of Thailand arrive in Nepal
KATHMANDU: Health supplies have arrived in Nepal to help Nepal fight the COVID pandemic.
A Thai Air Force plane carrying medical supplies landed at Tribhuvan International Airport.
The Thai royal family donated 1 million surgical masks, 11,520 PPE gowns, 10,000 pairs of PPE leg covers, 10,000 pairs of PPE surgical caps, 5,000 face shields, 20,000 units of rapid antigen units, 600 units of the fingertip pulse oximeter 600 units and digital thermometers. One thousand five hundred units, one thousand body bags and 30 oxygen nozzles.
During a ceremony held at Tribhuvan Airport, Thai Ambassador to Nepal Bhoshita Bhorasaf handed over the materials to Health and Population Minister Hridayash Tripathi. Foreign Minister Pradip Gyawali and Education Science and Technology Minister Krishna Gopal Shrestha were present at the brief ceremony held at the airport.
King Mahabhajiralongkarn of Thailand handed over health items to Nepal on Saturday.
On behalf of the King, Councilor Chirayu Israkang Na Ayuthaya handed over materials to Nepali Ambassador Ganesh Prasad Dhakal at a ceremony held at the Thai Air Force office.