The Nepal Weekly | June 29, 2021
Under the European Union’s Civil Protection Mechanism, Government of Italy has extended support of medical equipment and supplies to help Nepal to fight the surge of COVID-19 cases. Ms. Nona Deprez, the Ambassador of EU to Nepal, along with the Honorary Consul of Italy based in Kathmandu, handed over the
medical support to Dr. Roshan Pokhrel, Chief Specialist at the Ministry of Health and Population, during a function held at the Tribhuvan International Airport on Friday. The Italian consignment contains 20 ventilators,6,000 isolation gowns and 10,000 protective overalls, according to a press release issued by Ministry of Foreign Affairs.