24 august

On the meeting between H.E. Aleksei A. Novikov, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Russia, and Mr. P. Gyanwali, Chief Executive of the Nepal Health Research Council

On August 24, 2020 to Nepal H.E. Aleksei A. Novikov, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Russia, met with the Chief Executive of the Nepal Health Research Council Mr. P. Gyanwali.

The Nepali side expressed sincere congratulations to Russia on the successful licensing of the world's first vaccine against COVID 19.

During the meeting, the parties discussed the development of medical cooperation between Russia and Nepal, including the common fight against coronavirus. The two sides also exchanged views on the most effective ways to overcome of the consequences of the pandemic.

The Russian side expressed confidence that the sanitary and epidemic situation in Nepal will begin to improve in the near future.

It was agreed to continue close interaction on the entire range of the abovementioned issues.