HEALTH MIN­ISTRY RE­CEIVES FIRST CONSIGNMENT OF ES­SEN­TIAL MEDICINES FROM BANGLADESH

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The min­istry of health re­ceived the first consignment of es­sen­tial medicines from the gov­ern­ment of Bangladesh on Thurs­day. The medicines weigh a to­tal of 35,000 kilo­grams.

A to­tal of 258 es­sen­tial medicines will be de­liv­ered to Bhutan this year.

The re­main­ing con­sign­ments will be de­liv­ered in the same man­ner in two phases in Oc­to­ber and No­vem­ber.

Bhutan re­quested for the sup­ply of these medicines for a year dur­ing Bangladeshi Prime Min­is­ter Sheikh Hasina’s state visit to the coun­try last year.

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