Nepal Army receives 1 lakh COVID-19 vaccine doses from Indian Army

Kathmandu: The Indian Army on Sunday (March 28) gifted one lakh doses of made in India anti-COVID-19 vaccines to the Nepal Army.

The vaccines brought on Air India aircraft were handed over by the Indian Army officials to their counterparts from the Nepal Army at the Tribhuvan International Airport.

“Indian Army has gifted one lakh doses of made in India COVID-19 vaccines to Nepal Army and it will be helpful for the force,” according to a source from the Indian Embassy in Kathmandu, news agency PTI reported.

Earlier India, which has provided made in India vaccines to several countries, has provided 1 million doses to Nepal in January.

Previously, India has also provided medicines and testing kits to Nepal.

Nepal has so far reported 276,839 cases of coronavirus and 3,027 deaths related to it.


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