China to provide one million Covid-19 vaccines to Nepal

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Kathmandu: China has announced providing additional one million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine to Nepal as grant assistance.

During a telephone conversation with President Bidya Devi Bhandari, Chinese President Xi Jinping also assured that Nepal will remain a priority of China in vaccine support and cooperation, according to a statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

President Bhandari thanked the Chinese President for the new announcement of additional vaccine cooperation to Nepal at this crucial hour and expressed confidence that the cooperation will continue in the fight against the coronavirus.

Earlier, the Chinese government had provided 800,000 Covid-19 jabs to Nepal.