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Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) has sent medical aid to Nepal to help the country counter the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.
QFFD Director-General Khalifa bin Jassim Al Kuwari said that the aid, which includes a liquid medical oxygen tank, was delivered to Hetauda Hospital in Bagmati.
He said, “The aid contributes to the third goal of the Sustainable Development Goals, which is concerned with health. It also reflects the great medical efforts made by Qatar to combat the outbreak of this pandemic, which represents a common threat that face the whole world, as it is considered a common international responsibility that the whole world is uniting to confront.”
For his part, Ambassador of Qatar to Nepal HE Yusouf bin Mohammed Al Hail confirmed that the aid provided by Qatar to the friendly Nepal represents support for its efforts to confront and contain the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic and to strengthen its health infrastructure.
The aid also reflects the strong relationship between the two friendly countries and it is a further evidence of collaboration and coordination of common positions between Qatar and Nepal.
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