Nepal, India sign MoU to recognize each other's COVID-19 vaccination certificates

Published On: November 23, 2021 03:52 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: Nepal and India have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for reciprocal recognition of COVID-19 vaccination certificates.

The MoU was signed at a special ceremony organized at the Ministry of Health and Population in Kathmandu on Tuesday in the presence of Minister for Health and Population Birodh Khatiwada.

The MoU to this effect was signed by Ambassador of India to Nepal Vinay Mohan Kwatra and Secretary at the Ministry of Health & Population, Government of Nepal, Dr. Roshan Pokhrel for their respective governments.

"This Memorandum of Understanding, is a significant step in easing travel  for  fully COVID-19 vaccinated travellers of both countries and marks another milestone in robust COVID-19 related cooperation and coordination between India and Nepal," said a press statement issued by the Embassy of India in Kathmandu.


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