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24 July 2020: Humanitarian assistance to the people of Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

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Ministry of External Affairs

New Delhi

Humanitarian assistance to the people of Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

July 24, 2020

The Government of India has extended medical assistance worth about US$ one million to Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) in response to a request received from the World Health Organisation (WHO).

India is sensitive to the shortage of medical supply situation in DPRK and decided to grant humanitarian assistance of US$1mn in the form of anti-Tuberculosis medicines. The medical assistance is under the aegis of an ongoing World Health Organisation’s (WHO) anti-tuberculosis programme in DPRK.

New Delhi
July 22, 2020