Lumbini govt to vaccinate all children against COVID-19
September 21, 2021 04:57 PM NPT
BANKE, Sept 21: Chief Minister of Lumbini Province, Kul Prasad KC has said that the province government has been active in providing vaccines against coronavirus to all children of the province.
Saying that the constitution has defined health as the first right of the people, Chief Minister KC shared that the provincial government will ensure vaccines against COVID-19 to all children in the province even by halting physical infrastructure development.
He expressed this view at a program organized to hand over the health supplies provided by Pratiman Chandra Bohara Foundation, Bhairahawa, to Lumbini Province to fight against the coronavirus.
On the occasion, the chief minister said that the contribution of social worker and politician Pratiman Chandra Bohara was significant in social and political change.
He also thanked the Foundation for its support to Lumbini Province to fight against the coronavirus, saying the Lumbini Province Government was ready to collaborate with the Foundation.
Similarly, former Minister and Chairperson of the Foundation, Deepak Bohara, said that the Foundation is working in the social service sector as social service is the main purpose of the Foundation.
He added, "We will always head toward the path of social service shown by my father. We will always help the helpless and poor people."
The Foundation has provided 14,000 facial masks, 3,000 K 95 masks, 32 digital thermometers, 580 PPE sets, and 166,000 gloves, among others to various health facilities to help the fight against the virus.