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India handing over assistance to Nepal government to earthquake victims


Nepalnews
2023 Nov 06, 13:08,

Following up on the commitment by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to provide all possible assistance to Nepal following the earthquake in Jajarkot on 3 November 2023, the first consignment of INR 10 Crore worth of emergency relief materials from India arrived at Nepalgunj, Nepal, yesterday.

A special Indian Air Force C-130 flight transported the consignment of over 11 tonnes of emergency relief materials that included tents and tarpaulin sheets, blankets, and sleeping bags as well as essential medicines and medical equipment such as portable ventilators for the affected people.

The relief materials were handed over by the Ambassador of India to Nepal, Shri Naveen Srivastava on behalf of the Government of India to Deputy Prime Minister & Defence Minister Purna Bahadur Khadka in the presence of Chief Minister of Karnali Raj Kumar Sharma.

Further consignments of the relief material are expected to arrive in the coming days.


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