The Policy Times Dhaka Bureau (11 May):
Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dr. A.K Abdul Momen, MP and Health and Family Welfare Minister Mr. Zahid Maleque, MP handed over medicines and health protection items to the Nepalese Ambassador in Dhaka Dr. Banshidhor Mishra for the COVID affected people of Nepal at the backdrop of deteriorating COVID Situation in Nepal today (11 May)
The Ministers handed over the items at a brief ceremony at State Guest House Padma today. The Foreign Minister handed over a token box of Remdisivir Injection manufactured by BEXIMCO Pharma to the Ambassador as part of 5000 vials of Remdisivir to Nepal from SAARC COVID Emergency Fund created at the instruction of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. These Remdisivir will be transported by Himalyan Airlines to Kanthmandu today, as arranged by the Nepalese Embassy in Dhaka. Health Minister handed over token boxes of Hydroxycloroquine tablets manufactured by Essential Drugs Company, PPE and masks for the friendly Nepalese people. Health Ministry is sending a substantive volume of these items which will be transported to Nepal by the Nepalese Embassy soon. Senior Secretary of the Foreign Ministry Mr. Masud Bin Momen and Health Services Division Secretary Mr. Lokman Hossain Miah were also present during the handover.