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India sends 1 million doses of COVID vaccine to Nepal as gift under 'Vaccine Maitri' Initiative


  • Nepal health minister Hridayesh Tripathi said the vaccine gifted by India will be given to health workers and other front-line personnel within a week to 10 days.
  • External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar confirmed that Nepal received Indian vaccines. 
  • The Minister said along with a photograph of Air India flight that carried the consignments to Dhaka, Touchdown in Dhaka. 'Vaccine Maitri' reaffirms the highest priority accorded by India to relations with Bangladesh.