Kathmandu: While expressing condolences to the families of the victims of the plane crash, the State Department of the US has said that it is ready to help Nepal in every way it can. “Deeply saddened by the Yeti Airlines crash in Pokhara. Our thoughts are with the families and loved ones of those on board,” wrote Ned Price, the spokesperson at the Department of State on Twitter. “The United States stands ready to support Nepal in any way we can.”
Co-tweeting Ned Price, US ambassador to Nepal Dean R Thomson stressed that the US stands with the Nepali people in the wake of the plane crash. “My colleagues & I continue to stand w/ the Nepali people in the wake of the terrible Yeti Airlines crash. We are ready to support in any way we can,” Thomson wrote.
He also lauded the role of Nepal Army, Armed Police Force and Nepal Police “who bravely helped” with search and rescue efforts.
Following the Yeti Airlines plane crash in Pokhara on Sunday, in which all 72 people onboard are feared dead, the international community has been sending messages of condolences to Nepal and expressing solidarity and support to the Nepal government in search and rescue efforts.