King Khesar commands sending help team to Nepal

The crack on road after the earthquake in Nepal
The crack on road after the earthquake in Nepal

King Jigme Khesar has commanded sending medical team and other supporting human resources to Nepal to help rescue operations after the devastating quake.

A 31-member medical team, 15 militia volunteers and seven support staff to travel to Kathmandu to offer medical assistance for the relief operations.

According to Facebook post by Health minister, Tandin Wangchuk, the medical team will comprise surgeons, medical specialists, nurses and technicians from the Ministry of Health and Royal Bhutan Army.

He said the Bhutanese team of 53 personnel will travel to Kathmandu by 6 AM on April 27, by a Drukair flight and bring back Bhutanese stranded in Kathmandu, if any, on its return flight.

Drukair flight flying to New Delhi via Kathmandu has been directed to come back to Paro Airport after Kathmandu airport shuts down again following a powerful aftershock of 6.7 magnitude earthquake in Nepal, today.

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