South Korea to provide USD 200,000 emergency medical support to Nepal

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Seoul: South Korea has pledged immediate medical support of USD 200,000 to leverage Nepal’s effort to control the coronavirus.

The medical support is to be made available under the aegis of the Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA)’s National Coordination Council South Korea. Issuing a press release, NRNA South Korea shared this information.

It may be noted that on behalf of NRNA Korea its chair Yagyaraj Subedi and general-secretary Dr Bimal Subedi have kept South Korean lawmaker and President of Nepal-South Korea Parliamentary Committee Yoon Sang-hyun and South Korean government minister Kho Yang-yin abreast of the second wave of the Covid-19 in Nepal and also requested the South Korean government for necessary support.

In response to the request, South Korean government has decided to provide emergency medical support.

The medial support would be dispatched to Nepal in coordination with the Nepali Embassy in Seoul. For big and long-term assistance, Korean Embassy in Kathmandu is making further coordination with Nepal government, general-secretary Dr Subedi shared while quoting lawmaker Kho Yang-yin.