Kathmandu, September 13
Nepal has sent relief materials worth Rs 20 million in humanitarian aid to Pakistan, which has been hit hard by floods and landslides.
A Nepal Airlines aircraft took off the Kathmandu airport this morning, carrying goods weighing 22 tons. The Foreign Ministry spokesperson Sewa Lamsal said the humanitarian aid included medicines, garments, and daily consumables.
Lamsal leads the team flying to Karachi to deliver the goods.
Issuing a press release on Monday, the Home Ministry spokesperson Phanindra Mani Pokharel said the government was providing relief materials in view of the huge loss of lives and properties in the floods and inundation in Pakistan of late.
The relief materials would be provided as per the decision of the Council of Ministers on September 6.
Nepal has also expressed tribute to those losing lives in the disaster, extended condolences to the bereaved family members, and wished speedy recovery to the injured ones.