Covid-19 Nepal: Israel donates medical equipment including ventilators

Medical equipment donated by Israel arrives in Kathmandu, on Thursday, July 8, 2021. Photo: Israeli Embassy in Nepal

Kathmandu, July 8

Israel donated various medical equipment to Nepal to help the country deal with the Covid-19 crisis.

A chartered flight of the Nepal Airlines aircraft carrying the equipment from Tel Aviv landed in Kathmandu on Thursday.

The supplies include eight ventilators, 120 oxygen concentrators and other medical equipment, informs Nepal’s Ambassador to Israel Anjan Shakya.

Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs Yair Lapid, issuing a statement before the departure of the medical cargo from Israel, said that Israel is proud to assist Nepal in its struggle against the coronavirus, the Israeli embassy in Kathmandu informs in a statement.

Israeli Ambassador Nepal Hanan Goder, along with his deputy Tal Shvartsman, handed over the medical supplies to the representatives of the Ministry of Health and Covid-19 Crisis Management Centre (CCMC) at the Kathmandu airport on Thursday.

The embassy earlier had handed medical equipment related to Covid-19 to Dhulikhel, Patan and Bir hospitals and Nepal Police also.

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