By Arwa Al-Wugayyan

KUWAIT, May 18 (KUNA) -- The Ambassador of the Republic of Nepal to the State of Kuwait, Durga Prasad Bhandari, has lauded Kuwait Red Crescent Society's efforts to relieve victims of catastrophes paricularly amid the coronavirus crisis.
Ambassador Bhandari, in remarks to KUNA on Tuesday, said following a meeting with the KRCS Chairman Dr. Hilal Al-Sayer that his discussions with the society chief dealt with humanitarian issues concerning the two countries.
Kuwait plays a distinctive and pioneering role at the humanitarian level, he said, praising its apparatuses' efforts in fighting the virus and immunizing the population.
He indicated that the talks also touched on prospects of aiding his country against the coronavirus; noting the need for medical supplies.
For his part, Dr. Al-Sayer expressed readiness to help Nepal at this level in coordination with the Nepalese Red Cross.
In the past, the Kuwaiti association dispatched a medical team to nepal where they conducted 40 surgeries for low-cash patients. (end) aw.rk