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Indian Army provides One Lakh doses of Corona vaccine to Nepal Army

Published on : 24 February, 2022 5:02 pm

Kathmandu: The Indian Army has donated one lakh doses of Corona vaccine to the Nepal Army. The vaccine was handed over to the Nepal Army at a function held at the Army Headquarters on Thursday.

Chief of Gorkha Brigade Lt. Gen. P.N. Ananthanarayan had handed over the vaccine to Lt Gen Bal Krishna Karki, VCOAS of the Nepali Army.

Lieutenant General Ananthanarayan lauded the bravery and dedication shown by the Gurkha soldiers in the Indian Army and expressed his commitment to serve the Gurkha community.

Welcoming the vaccine provided by India as a gift, Rathi Karki expressed happiness over the cooperation extended by the Indian Army.

Since 2020, the Indian Army has been assisting the Nepal Army in the fight against the Corona epidemic through co-shield vaccinations, medical supplies, and ambulances.

“The gift of the vaccine provided by the Indian Army confirms the cooperation between the two countries and the armies of the two countries,” the Indian Embassy in Kathmandu said in a statement on Thursday.

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