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Nepal & India sign MoU on reciprocal recognition of COVID vaccination certificate

The MoU, between the health ministries of the two countries, is a significant step in easing travel for fully COVID-19 vaccinated travelers of both countries.

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New Delhi Updated on: November 23, 2021 19:22 IST
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Nepal & India sign MoU on reciprocal recognition of COVID vaccination certificate

Highlights

  • The MoU is signed to significantly ease the travel woes for fully vaccinated people.
  • Indian Ambassador to Nepal Vinay M Kwatra signed the MoU.
  • Health Minister Virodh Khatiwada was also present at the event.

India and Nepal on Tuesday inked a Memorandum of Understanding for reciprocal recognition of COVID vaccination certificate to significantly ease the travel woes for fully vaccinated people from the two neighboring countries. 

Indian Ambassador to Nepal Vinay M Kwatra signed the MoU along with Nepal's Ministry of Health and Population Secretary Roshan Pokhrel at a ceremony organized at the ministry office in Kathmandu, according to a press release issued by the Indian Embassy here.

Health Minister Virodh Khatiwada was also present at the event.

The MoU, between the health ministries of the two countries, is a significant step in easing travel for fully COVID-19 vaccinated travelers of both the countries, it said.

It "marks another milestone in robust COVID-19 related cooperation and coordination between India and Nepal," the release said. 

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