NA plane returns from China with medical equipment

Published On: March 29, 2020 06:17 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, March 29: Nepal Airlines' Airbus 330 carrying medical items has landed at the Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA), Kathmandu today morning.

Nepal is importing protective gear, testing kits and other items from China to contain the spread of coronavirus pandemic. Medical items will be dispatched to the districts today itself, according to health ministry officials.

Similarly, the first batch of emergency epidemic prevention materials including masks donated by Jack Ma Foundation and Alibaba Foundation have also arrived on the same flight, according to Chinese Ambassador to Nepal Hou Yanqi. “Others like testing kits are coming soon!” she said.

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