IN PICS: Medical supplies from Switzerland worth USD 8 million arrive in Nepal

Published On: May 22, 2021 11:21 AM NPT By: Monika Malla

KATHMANDU, May 22:  A special cargo flight from Switzerland carrying medical supplies worth USD 8 million arrived at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu on Saturday morning.

Swiss Ambassador Elisabeth von Capeller handed over the aid to Hridayesh Tripathi, the Minister for Health and Population, amid a ceremony.

The shipment comprises 40 ventilators, oxygen concentrators, 1.1 million rapid antigen test kits and protective equipment including 110,000 KN95 masks, 50,000 gloves and 15,000 suits.


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