Kathmandu – Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali and State Councilor and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China Wang Yi held a telephonic conversation on Friday evening.

Matters of mutual interest were discussed during the conversation, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated in a press release today. On the occasion, Foreign Minister of China announced that China will provide 500,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine to Nepal on grant basis and stated that China would accord priority to Nepal in vaccine cooperation. Minister of Foreign Affairs Gyawali thanked the Chinese government for the support of COVID-19 vaccine and appreciated China’s stance to make it global public goods.