On Sunday, former Nepal Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai will be visiting India's capital New Delhi for medical treatment after being suspected to have a Neuroendocrine tumour. According to Bhattarai's media advisor Bishowdeep Pandey, the former PM will take a Nepal Airlines Flight and undergo consultation and treatment at the Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences (ILBS) in New Delhi.
While speaking to ANI, Pandey said that he is visiting Delhi after the recommendation of his doctor in Nepal.
"He was in constant follow-up and medical observation at Nidan Hospital in Nepal. He is heading for Delhi on the recommendation of the hospital for further consultation and possible treatment. It has been diagnosed that Bhattari might have a neuroendocrine tumour," Pandey told ANI.
For the medical visit the press advisor himself and the spouse of former Prime Minister, Hishila Yami, will accompany him. In Delhi, Bhattarai will be staying at the Embassy of Nepal in India, his secretariat confirmed.
On February 7, India and Nepal jointly inaugurated a newly constructed 108-kilometre road connecting Indian borders with several areas of the Himalayan nation, the Indian embassy said. According to a statement issued by the Indian embassy in Kathmandu, the Indian government has provided the grant assistance of Rs 44.48 million that was utilised for the construction of the road.
On January 21, the Serum Institute of India (SII) consignment of COVID-19 vaccines with 10 lakh dosages was delivered to Nepal after which PM Oli took to Twitter and thanked PM Modi for helping Nepal at the critical time when India is rolling out vaccination for its own people.
I thank Prime Minister Shri @narendramodi ji as well as the Government and people of India for the generous grant of one million doses of COVID vaccine to Nepal at this critical time when India is rolling out vaccination for it's own people. pic.twitter.com/uO7qQpLiSx— K P Sharma Oli (@kpsharmaoli) January 21, 2021
(With ANI Inputs)