Japan donates 1.6 million doses of Japan-made COVID-19 AstraZeneca vaccine to Nepal
KATHMANDU, July 13: Japan has donated 1.6 million doses of Japan-made COVID-19 AstraZeneca vaccine to Nepal as a grant through the COVAX facility, which was officially announced today by Motegi Toshimitsu, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan.
The exact shipping schedule will be confirmed once the procurement arrangement is finalized by the international organization which is in charge of the matter, the Embassy of Japan in Nepal said.
Kikuta Yutaka, Ambassador of Japan to Nepal stated this is a reflection of long time friendship of Nepal toward Japan. He welcomed the decision by Tokyo as the vaccine is urgently n
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