Government to provide free treatment to people injured in earthquake

KATHMANDU: An emergency meeting of the Council of Ministers held this morning has decided to provide free medical treatment in all the hospitals to the people injured in the Friday night’s earthquake in Jajarkot and Rukum West.

Minister of Health and Population Mohan Bahadur Basnet told journalists that the rescue of the quake survivors have been almost complete and all hospitals including in Kathmandu are on standby for providing treatment to the needy.

The government will bear the cost of the treatment of the injured.

He also shared that a decision was taken to move ahead with the post-quake relief and rehabilitation work, learning from the lessons of the Gorkha Earthquake.



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