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Medical supplies received from Lithuania


Nepalnews
2021 Aug 17, 18:22, Kathmandu
The Government of Lithuania has handed over medical support to Nepal containing 5 units of ventilators and 20 units of oxygen concentrators. We thank Lithuania for the friendly gesture as our fight against the COVID-19 pandemic continues. Photo Courtesy: MOFA Twitter

Lithuania has donated medical supplies to help Nepal's ongoing fight against COVID-19. The support included five breathing machines (mechanical ventilators) and 20 oxygen inhalers.

Representative of the Honorary Consul to Lithuania, joined by charge d'affaires and Deputy Head of EU Delegation to Nepal, Stephane Maicon handed over the equipment to Deependra Raman Singh, Chief Specialist at a programme organised at the Ministry of Health and Population today, according to a statement released by the EU Delegation to Nepal. The total value of the humanitarian aid provided to Nepal amounts to almost Euro 50,000 (NPR 7.08 million)

The consignment was dispatched through the EU Civil Protection Mechanism. Lithuania is one among the 13 EU Member States –Spain, Finland, France, Belgium, Germany, Slovenia, Austria, Malta, Denmark, Ireland, Italy, and Hungary responding to Nepal’s call for assistance.

The support of the 13 EU Member States that have extended medical support to Nepal including Lithuania in the recent months is around Euro 12 Million (NPR 1.7 billion). 

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