WHO Director-General Tedros calls on Prime Minsiter Deuba

KATHMANDU: WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on Friday.

During the meeting that took place at the Prime Minister’s official residence, Baluwatar, the Prime Minister applauded the WHO’s leading role during the COVID-19 pandemic, expressing gratitude to the WHO for its incredible support for Nepal to combat the virus by supplying COVID-19 vaccines.

The Prime Minister also took time to urge the WHO Director-General for more WHO assistance in Nepal’s health sector.

Dr Tedros expressed his happiness over the larger coverage of the COVID-19 vaccine in Nepal, according to Ministry Spokesperson and joint-secretary Sewa Lamsal.

He also said that Nepal’s contribution to its health sector was exemplary and praiseworthy.

The WHO Director-General arrived here on Thursday on a three-day goodwill visit at the invitation of the Minister for Health and Population Birodh Khatiwada. RSS

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