Press Release on the Foreign Minister of Nepal and India having telephone conversation

Press Release

Minister for Foreign Affairs Honourable Mr. Pradeep Kumar Gyawali held a telephone conversation with Minister of External Affairs of India His Excellency Dr. S. Jaishankar this afternoon.

During the conversation, the two sides exchanged views on intensifying efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Foreign Minister Gyawali expressed sincere thanks to the Government of India for supporting Nepal in its fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, including through the generous gift of one million doses of COVISHIELD.

He requested the External Affairs Minister of India for necessary facilitation for the supply of vaccines for Nepal to continue administering the second dose of vaccination for people at highest risk.

The External Affairs Minister of India assured him of continued support to Nepal in its fight against the pandemic, including through the supply of vaccines.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Singha Durbar, Kathmandu
09 April 2021