The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has contributed Thai Baht 21,08,981/47 (over 6.4 million Nepalese Rupees) for the relief of the victims of recent earthquakes in Nepal.
According to the Embassy of Nepal in Bangkok, a cheque of that amount was handed over by Sukhumbhand Paribatra, Governor of Bangkok, Nepali Ambassador to Thailand Khaga Nath Adhikari Wednesday morning. The money is a contribution from the BMA office bearers as well as the people of Bangkok, the embassy said.
Handing over the cheque, the Governor expressed condolences to the Government and the people of Nepal, and stated that BMA stands ready to assist the friendly people of Nepal in every possible manner.
Ambassador Adhikari thanked the Governor, BMA administration and the people of Bangkok for their kind and generous support for the earthquake victims of Nepal.
Meanwhile, the Ramathibodi Hospital in Bangkok has made another contribution of 1.2 million Baht (over 3.6 million Nepalese Rupees) for the relief of the victims of recent earthquakes in Nepal.
A cheque of that amount was handed over by the representatives of the Hospital to the Ambassador of Nepal in Bangkok Wednesday morning.
The Embassy said that the money is a contribution from the hospital staff as well as the patients coming to the hospital for treatment. On the occasion, Ambassador Adhikari thanked the Hospital for their generous contribution and support for the earthquake victims in Nepal.
It may be recalled that the Ramathibodi Hospital had donated 1 million Baht for the relief of earthquake victims on 6 May also.