The Government of Nepal has dispatched the first shipment of over twenty-two tons of relief materials containing medicines, medical equipment, warm clothing, and other basic essential items for the earthquake affected people of Türkiye this afternoon.
The Government of Nepal has decided to send the relief materials as a gesture of solidarity in Türkiye’s relief and recovery efforts following the devastating earthquakes that struck Türkiye on 06 February 2023.
Earlier on 08 February 2023, Minister for Foreign Affairs Hon. Dr. Bimala Rai Paudyal on a telephone conversation with her Turkish counterpart H. E. Mr. Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu extended heartfelt condolences to the people and Government of Türkiye on the loss of precious lives and properties and expressed Nepal’s readiness to extend all possible support in solidarity with the people of Türkiye.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs would like to extend its sincere gratitude to all the concerned government agencies, private sector and humanitarian organizations for their generous support and the Turkish Airlines for its offer to transport the relief materials.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Singha Durbar, Kathmandu
13 February, 2023