NEW DELHI, July 22 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's COVID-19 humanitarian aid efforts and support for Nepal were praised on Thursday.
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.
Speaking to KUNA, 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 targetting the Himalayan nation.
For his part, Kuwait 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. (end)