Kathmandu, July 16: The Government of India has provided disaster relief material to Nepal today.
Ambassador of India to Nepal, Naveen Srivastava handed over consignments of flood and disaster-relief material to Minister for Home Affairs, Bal Krishna Khand amid a ceremony held at the Ministry of Home Affairs in Singha Durbar. The relief material includes 3,000 tents and 10 motor inflatable boats.
During the ceremony, Home Minister Khand thanked the Indian government for the relief material.
Saying that Nepal and India enjoy people to people relations besides the government to government relations, Minister Khand said Nepal was always ready to further expand such relations between the two countries.
On the occasion, he appreciated the ongoing disaster relief-related cooperation between Nepal and India and hoped for continued support from the Indian government in the future as well.
Likewise, Ambassador Srivastava expressed hope that this timely supply of relief material is optimally utilized by the agencies concerned to ensure its maximum benefit by timely distribution and efficient utilization, according to a press release issued from the Embassy of India in Kathmandu.