Himalaya Airlines donates Rs 10 million to govt Covid-19 fund

Himalayan Airlines hands over a cheque to Civil Aviation Minister Yogesh Bhattarai as its donation to the government’s Covid-19 relief fund, in Kathmandu, on Sunday, April 12, 2020. Photo: Himalaya Airlines

Kathmandu, April 13

A leading airline company of the country, Himalayan Airlines, on Sunday donated Rs 10 million to the government fund established to control the coronavirus outbreak in the country.

The Nepal-China joint venture company’s vice-president Vijay Shrestha handed over a cheque worth that amount to the Minister for Civil Aviation, Yogesh Bhattarai, the company informs. Tourism and Civil Aviation Secretary Kedar Bahadur Adhikari among other officials were present on the occasion.

“Himalaya Airlines and its family stand firmly by the government and the people of Nepal during this critical time,” the company’s president, Zhou Enyong, in his message to the government. “This is the time for all of us to unite in the national health emergency and contribute our part towards successfully ending this battle.”

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