KATHMANDU: On the occasion of the 64th Republic Day of Indian, the government of India has gifted 20 ambulances and four buses to various hospitals, non-profit charitable organizations and educational institutions in 18 different districts in Nepal, according to a press statement by the Press, Information and Culture Wing of the Indian Embassy, Kathmandu.
A public function was held in the Embassy premises in Kathmandu mark the Republic Day today. Indian Ambassador to Nepal Jayant Prasad hoisted the India’s national flag and read out the Address of the President of India Pranab Mukharjee delivered on the nation on 25th January.
The Indian President’s message has stressed India’s unwavering adherence to democratic principles, poverty eradication, economic stability and food security.
Ambassador Prasad presented 17 ambulances and four buses to recipient organizations from 15 districts while three others were gifted to organizations coming under the consular jurisdiction of Consulate General of India, Birgunj.