A special aircraft, carrying emergency medical supplies provided by His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Phra Vajiraklaochaoyuhua, Her Majesty Queen Suthida Bajrasudhabimalalakshana and Her Royal Highness Princess Bajrakitiyabha Narendiradevyavati of Thailand to support the Government of Nepal in its fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, arrived Kathmandu this morning.
The shipment consisting of surgical masks, PPE set, face shield, rapid antigen test, and fingertip pulse oximeter among others, was handed over to the Hon’ble Minister for Health and Population Mr. Hridayesh Tripathi by the Ambassador of Thailand to Nepal His Excellency Vosita Vorasaph, amidst a brief ceremony held at the Tribhuvan International Airport today. Hon’ble Minister for Foreign Affairs Mr. Pradeep Kumar Gyawali and Hon’ble Minister for Education, Science and Technology Mr. Krishna Gopal Shrestha were also present on the occasion.
The Government of Nepal is grateful to Their Majesties the King and Queen and Her Royal Highness the Princess as well as to the people of Thailand for their support which is a testimony to the long-standing friendship between Nepal and Thailand.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Singh Durbar, Kathmandu
30 May 2021