Health Minister Tripathi denies corruption allegations in Covid-19 vaccine purchase

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Kathmandu, May 11

Health Minister Hridayesh Tripathi has refuted media reports that determination was a delay successful importing 1 cardinal doses of Covishield Covid-19 vaccines from the Serum Institute of India due to the fact that of the government’s inability to power corruption.

After respective media reports claimed that the import was delayed owed to the government’s inability to instrumentality enactment against an cause who demanded a hefty committee for the purchase, Minister Tripathi organised a property league astatine the ministry this day to support the charge.

Even absorption leaders besides blamed the authorities for the hold portion speaking successful the parliament gathering connected Monday. One time aft that, Tripathi warned them against speaking thing without proof. “You tin speak, but aft knowing the issue. Don’t talk thing baseless and mendacious conscionable for your pleasure.”

Tripathi claimed the import was delayed chiefly owed to the surge successful the Covid-19 cases successful India.

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