Kathmandu, May 16
The Non-resident Nepali Association has handed over 560 oxygen cylinders sent by Nepalis residing in various countries in the Gulf to the government on Sunday.
During an event on Sunday, NRNA President Kumar Panta handed over the cylinders to Health Minister Hridayesh Tripathi.
The cylinders were purchased for use in Nepal by the NRNs and Nepali workers in Oman and other countries and sent to Kathmandu in the coordination of the Nepali Embassy to Oman and the NRNA. The government itself had shouldered the airfare from Muskat to Kathmandu.
During the event, the NRNA leaders said their organisation was ready to support the government whatever possible during this difficult time.