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Vaccines donated by China arrive in Kathmandu

2021 Jun 01, 15:51, Kathmandu
The widebody-330 aircraft of Nepal Airlines Corporation delivers COVID vaccine, Vero Cell, provided by the Government of the People's Republic of China as a grant, at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, on Monday, March 29, 2021. Photo: RSS

The coronavirus vaccines that were provided by the Chinese government have arrived in Kathmandu.

An aircraft of Nepal Airlines Corporation has brought 800,000 doses of the vaccine to Tribhuvan International Airport this afternoon. The aircraft had flown to Beijing on Monday to transport the vaccines to Nepal.

During a telephone conversation with President Bidhya Devi Bhandari on May 26, Chinese President Xi Jinping had pledged to provide one million doses of the COVID-19 vaccines under grant assistance.


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