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India hands over 2nd consignment of relief materials to Nepal

06 November 2023  

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KATHMANDU: India has handed over a second consignment of emergency relief materials for earthquake-affected families in Nepal today.

Deputy Chief of Mission, Prasanna Shrivastava, on behalf of the Government of India, handed over the materials to the Chief District Officer of Banke Shrawan Kumar Pokhrel in the presence of Nepalgunj Mayor Prashant Bista.

The consignment of 9 tonnes of relief material was transported to Nepalgunj by a special Indian Air Force C-130 and comprised essential medical and hygiene supplies, tents, sleeping bags and blankets.

This is part of the Government of India’s efforts to support Nepal in the wake of the earthquake in Jajarkot on 03 November 2023, a statement issued by the Embassy of India in Kathmandu, said.

The first consignment of more than 11 tonnes of relief materials provided by India which included tents, tarpaulin sheets, blankets, and sleeping bags along with essential medicines and medical equipment was handed over to Nepal on 5 November 2023.

India continues to remain steadfast in extending all possible support to the Government of Nepal in the aftermath of the Jajarkot earthquake, the statement added.

Publish Date : 06 November 2023 20:27 PM

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