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World Bank provides 982 oxygen concentrators to Nepal


Nepalnews
2021 Jun 19, 22:11, Kathmandu
A man check the consignment of oxygen concentrators provided by the world Bank to the Gvernment of Nepal at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, on Saturday, June 19, 2021. Photo: WorldBank

The World Bank officials have handed over a total of 982 oxygen concentrators with the capacity of 10 litres each to the Government of Nepal.

The oxygen concentrators were bought with the assistance of the World Bank for capacity enhancement of the health sector to fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

World Bank’s Country Director of the Maldives, Nepal and Sri Lanka Faris Hadad-Zervos handed over the equipment to Minister for Health and Population Sher Bahadur Tamang at a programme organised in the capital city on Saturday.

On the occasion, Minister Tamang expressed gratitude to the World Bank for the support and shared that the equipment would be sent to all seven provinces’ health institutions without further delay.

Likewise, World Bank’s Country Director Zervos expressed commitment to supporting Nepal and Nepalis by cooperating with other development partners in this time of crisis.

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