Former king Gyanendra donates Rs 20 million to PM COVID-19 Fund

Published On: March 31, 2020 10:30 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, March 31: Former king Gyanendra Shah has donated Rs 20 million to Prime Minister COVID-19 fund established to prevent and contain novel coronavirus.

In a message to the people today, Shah said that the donation amount will be made available through Himani Trust.

Shah said that the coronavirus pandemic has posed a huge challenge to human civilization and evolution.

Saying that one and all should make their contribution to save human existence, the former king urged everybody to follow the lockdown orders.

He also thanked health professionals, Nepal Army, Nepal Police, Armed Police Force and media fraternity for their contribution at this hour of crisis.

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