The Government of China has decided to provide Nepal with 1.6 million doses of anti-COVID vaccines as additional grant assistance.
Chinese Ambassador to Nepal, Hou Yanqi, conveyed this message while paying a courtesy call on Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba at the latter’s official residence, Baluwatar Friday afternoon. During the meet, various matters pertaining to Nepal-China relations were discussed.
On the occasion, the Chinese Ambassador assured that China will continue its support to Nepal in its fight against COVID-19 pandemic including through providing anti-COVID vaccines, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
PM Deuba thanked the Chinese government for the vaccine support and expressed hope that China will enhance its support to Nepal for both COVID-19 response and recovery.