India sends medical aid worth about USD 1 million to North Korea

In response to a request received from the World Health Organisation (WHO), India has sent medical assistance worth about USD 1 million to North Korea, said the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on July 24. 

India’s medical assistance to North Korea comes under the aegis of an ongoing WHO anti-tuberculosis programme in Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK).  

 In a statement, the MEA stated, “India is sensitive to the shortage of medical supply situation in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and decided to grant humanitarian assistance of USD 1 million in the form of anti-tuberculosis medicines.” 

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