Health supplies provided by the King of Thailand have arrived in Nepal to aid the country’s fight against the COVID pandemic.
A Thai Air Force plane transporting medical supplies touched down at Tribhuvan International Airport.
The Thai royal family provided 1 million surgical masks, 11,520 PPE gowns, 10,000 pairs of PPE leg coverings, 10,000 pairs of PPE surgical caps, 5,000 face shields, 20,000 quick antigen units, 600 fingertip pulse oximeter units, and 600 digital thermometers. One thousand five hundred units, one thousand body bags, and thirty oxygen nozzles are included.
Thai Ambassador to Nepal Bhoshita Bhorasaf handed over the supplies to Health and Population Minister Hridayash Tripathi during a ceremony at Tribhuvan Airport. Foreign Minister Pradip Gyawali and Education, Science, and Technology Minister Krishna Gopal Shrestha were also present at the airport for the brief ceremony.
On Saturday, Thailand’s King Mahabhajiralongkarn presented Nepal with medical supplies.
In a ceremony held at the Thai Air Force office, Councilor Chirayu Israkang Na Ayuthaya presented supplies to Nepali Ambassador Ganesh Prasad Dhakal on behalf of the King.