KATHMANDU: President Bidya Bhandari has written to Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom (UK) demanding that the latter give Nepal with COVID-19 vaccines.
The President’s letter was handed over to the UK Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Sunday, according to the Nepali Embassy in London.
President Bhandari also requested the immunizations in a letter to her Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, on Sunday.
Following a phone call between President Bhandari and her Chinese counterpart Xi, Chinese President Xi Jinping announced the donation of one million COVID-19 vaccines to Nepal.
At 11 p.m. today, a Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) airbus will depart for Beijing with Chinese immunizations.