Lumbini receives medical supplies from Sichuan

Jun 19, 2021

Rupandehi: The Lumbini Development Trust has received medical supplies worth 4 million rupees as aid from the Leshan Giant Buddha Area Management Committee in Sichuan province of China.

At the request of LDT, the Leshan municipality people’s government has donated 15 sets of oxygen concentrator, 50 thousand surgical mask, 2,000 PPE sets and 2,000 medical goggles.

The goods arrived in Kathmandu on a chartered flight on Friday, according to Chief Administrative Officer of the Trust Gyanin Rai.

Lumbini, the birthplace of Gautam Buddha has established sister relations with the Leshan Giant Buddha Area in Sichuan province of China. Both are UNESCO world heritage sites.

The giant statute of Buddha carved out on a hilly is regarded as the world’s biggest stone statue of Buddha.