Hanan Goder, Ambassador of Israel to Nepal (R), hands over the medical supplies to the representatives of the Ministry of Health and Covid-19 Crisis Management Centre at the Tribhuvan International Airport.
KATHMANDU: A chartered flight of Nepal Airlines carrying medical cargo from Tel Aviv landed in Kathmandu on Thursday.
The flight brought tons of medical supplies, sent by the State of Israel, MASHAV, and the people of Israel to the people of Nepal, and organized by Nepali Ambassador to Israel, Dr. Anjan Shakya and her team, to support Nepal in its fight against Covid-19.
The supplies include ventilators, oxygen concentrators and other medical equipment, a statement issued by the Embassy of Israel in Nepal, said.
Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs, Yair Lapid, issuing a statement before the departure of the medical cargo from Israel, said that Israel is proud to assist Nepal in its struggle against the Coronavirus. Israeli friends worldwide know that in time of need, Israel will stand with them.
Hanan Goder, Ambassador of Israel to Nepal, along with his deputy, Tal Shvartsman, handed over the medical supplies to the representatives of the Ministry of Health and Covid-19 Crisis Management Centre (CCMC) at the Tribhuvan International Airport.
The Embassy earlier had handed Covid-related medical equipment Dhulikhel, Patan and Bir Hospitals and Covid-19 prevention materials to the Nepal Police.