Indian ambassador hands over one million doses of COVID-19 vaccine to PM Oli

Published On: January 21, 2021 05:17 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: Indian Ambassador to Nepal, Vinay Mohan Kwatra handed over one million doses of COVID-19 vaccine to Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Thursday.

Amid a function held at the Prime Minister's official residence in Baluwatar, the Indian envoy handed over the vaccine consignment to PM Oli.

On the occasion, Health Minister Hridayesh Tripathi and senior government officials were also present.

The first consignment of COVID-19 vaccine given by India to Nepal arrived in Kathmandu this morning. An aircraft of Air India carrying COVID-19 vaccines landed at the Tribhuvan International Airport at 11:30AM local time on Thursday. 

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