Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen, and Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Malik recently handed over medicines and health protection items to the Nepalese Ambassador in Dhaka Dr Banshidhor Mishra for the Covid-19 affected people of Nepal.
The ministers handed over the items at a brief ceremony at State Guest House Padma on Tuesday, the Foreign Ministry said in a press release.
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 the Saarc Covid Emergency Fund created at the instruction of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
These Remdisivir will be transported by the Himalyan Airlines to Kathmandu on Tuesday.
Meanwhile, the health minister handed token boxes of Hydrocloroquine tablets manufactured by Essential Drugs Company, PPE and masks for the Nepalese people.
The Health Ministry is sending a substantive volume of these items which will be transported to Nepal by the Nepalese embassy soon.
Masud Bin Momen, senior secretary, Foreign Ministry and Lokman Hossain Miah, secretary, Health Services Division were present on the occasion.