Nepal Foreign Affairs (KATHMANDU, 10 March 2020) – Chinese Ambassador to Nepal, Hou Yanqi, called on Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Yogesh Kumar Bhattarai, and learnt about Nepal’s preparedness to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
At the meeting held at Ministry on Tuesday, discussion was held in the coronavirus getting ubiquitous and Nepal’s preparedness to control its entry, mentioned private secretariat of the Minister. On the occasion, the Chinese Ambassador shared Chinese experience in controlling the epidemic, stating that among 80,900 infected ones, 59,000 had returned home after recovery.
China will provide full assistance from technology to medicine and information to Nepal in case of need. She also lauded Nepal’s precaution and preparedness to control the coronavirus. On the occasion, Minister Bhattarai informed the Chinese envoy about Nepal’s ongoing activities carried out to stay away from the pandemic. He also hailed Chinese efforts to contain the disease. Secretary at Ministry Kedar Bahadur Adhikari was also present at the meeting.