Bangladesh has provided medical supplies to Nepal as a mark of friendship towards the COVID-affected people in the backdrop of deteriorating the virus situation in Nepal.
Foreign Minister Dr. A.K Abdul Momen as well as Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Maleque handed over medicines and health protection items to the Nepalese Ambassador in Dhaka Dr. Banshidhor Mishra on Tuesday.
The ministers handed over the materials at the State Guest House Padma, according to a press statement of the Bangladesh Foreign Ministry.
The foreign minister handed over a token box of Remdisivir injections manufactured by BEXIMCO Pharma to the ambassador as part of 5000 vials of Remdisivir to Nepal from the SAARC COVID Emergency Fund created at the instruction of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
These Remdisivir will be transported by the Himalayan Airlines to Kathmandu Tuesday arranged by the Nepalese Embassy in Dhaka.
The health minister handed token boxes of Hydrocloroquine tablets manufactured by Essential Drugs Company, PPE, and musks for the friendly Nepalese people.
The Health Ministry is sending a substantive volume of these items which will be transported to Nepal by the Nepalese Embassy soon. Senior Secretary of the Foreign Ministry Masud Bin Momen and Health Services Division Secretary Lokman Hossain Miah were present during the handover.