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India Gifts COVID-19 PCR Test Kits to Test 30,000 People

Posted on: May 17, 2020 | Back | Print

Ambassador of India to Nepal Shri Vinay Mohan Kwatra, on behalf of the Government of India, handed over Pathodetect COVID-19 Qualitative RT PCR Test Kits manufactured by Mylab Pune, to Hon'ble Health and Population Minister of Government of Nepal Mr. Bhanubhakta Dhakal. The consignment, as a gift from the people of India to people of Nepal, will enable Nepali Health Professionals to conduct PCR test on 30,000 people.

           On 22 April 2020, Ambassador Kwatra handed over 23 tonnes of medicines to the Government of Nepal. Gifting of medicines and test kits manifests continuing cooperation of our leaders and people of two countries to prepare, act and fight together the common challenge of COVID-19 Pandemic.

           These initiatives stem from the Prime Minister of India’s video conference with SAARC Leaders on 15 March 2020. India stands in solidarity with Government, Health Professionals and people of Nepal in this hour of challenge.


Kathmandu, Nepal

17 May 2020