Kathmandu, Aug. 27: Although four months have elapsed since the April 25 earthquake shook the country, the financial aid from all quarters of the globe continues to pour in to the PM Fund.
Towards this end, two international organizations have recently provided financial aid to the Prime Minister Natural Disaster Rescue and Relief Fund.
The Karmapa Khyenno Foundation, a Hong Kong based religious organization, has today handed over a cheque bearing USD 150,000 (approximately Rs 10.58 million) to Prime Minister Sushil Koirala today morning at his official residence at Baluwatar, Kathmandu.
Gyamjo Tshering Gurung, on behalf of the Foundation, handed over the aid to Prime Minister Koirala in a bid to provide support to earthquake survivors.
Gurung shared that the aid was made available after raising fund in various places in Hong Kong and organizing special religious offering upon the high instruction of the 17th Karmapa Ugyen Trinly Dorje to help support the quake-hit people in Nepal.
Similarly, on the occasion, Bishnu Chalise, Coordinator of Nottingham Liaison Committee, a UK based organization, also handed over a cheque bearing Rs 1.2 million to Prime Minister in a bid to support relief operation to the quake-victims in Nepal.
Receiving the aid, PM Koirala reaffirmed that the support, which was provided by many Nepalis abroad, will be utilized in the best possible manner.