The Thai royal family is sending an aircraft with medical supplies to Nepal to combat the corona outbreak. The Royal Thai Air Force’s Airbus A340, registration HS-TYV, is scheduled to arrive in Kathmandu at 10:00 a.m. local time on May 30, 2021.
The Thai royal family donated one million surgical masks, 11,520 PPE gowns, 10,000 pairs of PPE leg covers, 10,000 pairs of PPE surgical caps, 5,000 face shields, 20,000 rapid antigen units, 600 fingertips, and 600 pulse oximeters, which includes 1,500 digital thermometers, 1,000 body bags, 30 oxygen nozzles, and eight oxygen concentrators to the Nepalese government.
The President of Nepal had requested aid from the Thai King in a letter.
Sugandha Mahasthavir, a monk, connected to Thailand’s royal family, and Sanuraja Shakya, a member secretary of the Lumbini Development Fund, have arranged for the plane to land in Nepal.