Relief material from Arunachal reaches quake-hit Nepal

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Itanagar,May 11: Countries of the world have taken a step ahead to help the quake- hit Nepal victims in diffreent forms. Relief materials provided by the govt of Arunachal Pradesh have reached Nepalese authorities at Kagarbitta on Sunday. Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki had committed to provide one thousand tents to the earthquake ravaged Nepal.

Truck loaded with tents was received by Rohit Raj Pokharel, Assistant Chief District Officer, Jhapa for the earthquake victims on behalf of the Nepal govt.

The relief mission team of Arunachal Pradesh was headed by Thutan Wangchu, Disaster Management Officer attached with CM and assisted by I. Halim, Assistant Commissioner, Customs Siliguri, Inspector DK Singh, Customs, Pani Tanki and SI Sanjay Yadev, 2nd Bn, NDRF Siliguri, B. Bhuiyan and Dipen the employees of TK Engineering Consortium.

Further, on request of the Nepalese authorities, the truck with tents has been sent to Sengja district which is beyond 600 kilometres from the designated collection centre at Birta More as the tents were urgently required there to provide temporary shelters to the victims as most of the villagers became homeless after the catastrophe of April 25, news agency The Arunachal Times reported.

The Nepal Government while acknowledging the receipt of relief materials have expressed their heartfelt thanks and gratitude to Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki. A letter of appreciation from the Nepal Government addressed to the Chief Minister, Arunachal Pradesh was handed over to Thutan Wangchu.

Meanwhile the Chief Minister has reiterated the State’s solidarity with the quake victims and assured all possible help from the state government.

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