British Army provides medical supplies to Nepal Army
KATHMANDU: British Army has provided medical supplies to the Nepal Army against in a bid to support the country tackle ongoing COVID-19 crisis on Monday.
An aircraft of UK Royal Air Force (RAF) C-17 carrying medical supplies landed at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) today.
Uk Defence Attaché and Commander British Gurkhas Nepal(BGN) Colonel Paul Smith handed over the medical supplies to Technical Colonel Dr Moon Thapa of the Nepali Army at the TIA.
The medical supplies include a PCR Machine, Venturi Reservoir Masks and Continuous Positive Airway Pressure, which will form part of a 25-bed Covid control facility.
Earlier in May, Nepal Army had requested the Covid-19 medical equipment support to the British Army.
Some other medical items will be delivered in the latter instalments and handed over to the Nepali Army through British Gurkhas Nepal, Kathmandu.