India Sends Medicines, Relief Materials To Quake-Hit Nepal
New Delhi: India on Sunday sent medicines and other relief materials to Nepal for its earthquake-affected people.
Over 150 people have been killed and more than 160 injured after an earthquake struck several areas in western Nepal on Friday.
India sent the relief materials in a military transport aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF), a PTI report said.
“Providing emergency relief assistance to earthquake-affected areas of Nepal. As a first responder, India delivers medicines and relief material. PM @narendramodi’s Neighbourhood First policy in action,” External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on X.
Providing emergency relief assistance to earthquake affected areas of Nepal.
As a first responder, India delivers medicines and relief material.
— Dr. S. Jaishankar (@DrSJaishankar) November 5, 2023
The relief consignments were handed over to Nepalese authorities by Indian Ambassador to Nepal Naveen Srivastava.