Coronavirus outbreak: Campaign launched in Nepal to send 500,000 face masks to China
KATHMANDU, Feb 1st: A campaign has been launched in Kathmandu to send face masks to various parts of China to fight the novel coronavirus outbreak.
The Kathmandu-based Society of Sino-Nepalese Himalayan Studies (SSNHS), a private organization working to promote Sino-Nepal ties, is leading the campaign. The organization aims to collect and dispatch at least 500,000 face masks within a month to China, according to its representatives.
Rajan Adhikari, coordinator of the organization said, "At the time of earthquake in 2015, China helped us immensely in search, rescue and relief efforts. This time, we are trying to help China as per our capacity. I am hopeful that it will help boosting our friendship."