Kathmandu: China has announced providing additional 1.6 million Covid-19 vaccines to Nepal as a grant.
During a courtesy call on Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba at the Prime Minister’s official residence in Baluwatar on Friday afternoon, Chinese Ambassador Hou Yanqi conveyed the decision of China to provide Nepal with 1.6 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines as additional grant assistance.
Various matters pertaining to Nepal-China relations were discussed during the courtesy call, according to a statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Prime Minister Deuba thanked the Chinese government for this vaccine support and expressed hope that China will enhance its support to Nepal for both Covid-19 response and recovery, according to the statement.
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