KUWAIT: Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) announced sending medical devices and supplies to Nepal Republic to combat the coronavirus. KRCS Secretary General Maha Al-Barjas said in a statement to the press that Nepal's Red Cross Society will receive the aid, which will be urgently transferred to hospitals.

Nepalese ambassador to Kuwait Durga Bhandari expressed her deep thanks to Kuwait and KRCS in sending the shipment of medical devices, praising the bilateral relation between the two brotherly countries. Barjas expressed her deep thanks to Al-Jazeera Airways for transporting the shipment to Nepal, pointing out that the private sector is a strategic partner in combating the pandemic at all levels.

Nepal's Ministry of Health Secretary Laxman Aryal expressed his gratitude and appreciation to Kuwait for the medical aid offered to his country in the wake of the pandemic. Aryal stated that the Kuwait-Nepal relations are strong and that this assistance exemplifies these "steadfast ties." Similarly, he thanked Kuwait Red Crescent Society for its response efforts targeting the Himalayan nation.

Meanwhile, Kuwait's Ambassador to India Jassem Al-Najem, also tasked with Nepal, highlighted Kuwait's keenness to alleviate the suffering of Nepalese people during the health crisis they are going through due to the pandemic. The ambassador said Nepalese authorities received medical equipment and supplies, including ventilators. This aid comes within the humanitarian directives of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, which have also targeted other nations around the world. - KUNA