India sent 23tonnes of medicine to Nepal

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India sent 23tonnes of medicine to Nepal

On Wednesday India sent 23tonnes of essential medicine to Nepal to fight COVID19 pandemic which has infected 45 people in Nepal . Nepal's Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli thanked Indian prime minister Narendra modi for the generous support .

Mr Oli Said on a tweet, I thank prime minister Narendra modi for India's generous support of 23 tonnes of medicine to Nepal to fight against COVID19 pandemic .

As part of the bilateral cooperation to fight against COVID19 pandemic , India's Ambassador Vinay Mohan Kwatra handed over the consignment to Minister of Health and Population Bhanubhakta Dhakal , the Indian mission in Kathmandu reported in a statement .

The consignment as a gift from India to the people of Nepal , includes 2.5lakh doses of hydroxychloroquine , 3.2lakh doses of paracetamol and 8.25lakh doses of other essential medicine , it said .

The statement also said , the initiative manifests the continuing cooperation between both the nation India and Nepal in all circumstances and situation .

Nepali and Indian health professional are collaborating their efforts on ground level to stop the COVID19 pandemic .

The Indian Ambassy said India is committed to act prepare and succeed together in partnership with other South Asian partner countries in this hour of challenge .

Meanwhile, a Health Ministry spokesperson said , the total number of COVID19 cases in Nepal has reached to 45 .

38 people undergoing treatment in different hospitals, seven persons have been cured while three people were discharged from hospital .

Last Month Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a video conference of SAARC leaders and offered possible assistance to the neighbouring countries , pledge USD 10million to SAARC COVID19 pandemic fund .