31 May 2021, Kathmandu
An airbus of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) is flying to Beijing to bring China-donated COVID-19 vaccines today.
The NAC airbus will fly to Beijing at 11 pm today, informed the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA).
As many as 800,000 dozes out of one million COVID-19 vaccines donated by China are arriving in Nepal by tomorrow, government officials have said.
According to the Office of the Prime Minister and the Council of Ministers, Chinese President Xi Jinping had pledged 10 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines to Nepal during the telephone conversation on May 26.
Of them, 800,000 million dozes are arriving in Kathmandu by Tuesday night.
The NAC airbus will take off from Beijing at 10 am and arrive in Kathmandu by Tuesday night, said TIA.