First baby born at Army field hospital in Nepal named 'Lahore'

Foreign Office confirms birth; says baby has been named after the city Lahore


Web Desk April 30, 2015
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The first born baby at Pakistan Army field hospital in Bakhtapur has been named after the city of Lahore, according to the Foreign Office.

This is the first child birth reported at the army field hospital.

Read: Army sets up field hospital in quake-hit Nepal

Pakistan Army established on Wednesday a field hospital in Bakhtapur area of Nepal after a devastating earthquake claimed more than 5,000 lives in the country.

Read: Rain hampers Nepal rescue teams as death toll jumps to 5,489

“Pakistan Army Field Hospital has been established at Bakhtapur, the most affected area due to earthquake in Khatmandu, Nepal,” the Inter Services Public Relations said in a statement.

On Tuesday, army search teams started rescue operations in Bakhtapur and Kathmandu.

The Army sent two more C-130 aircrafts on Tuesday carrying a second consignment of relief goods for earthquake hit areas of Nepal from Noor Khan Airbase.

Read: 59 Pakistanis arrive from quake-hit Nepal

In addition to relief goods, doctors and paramedics and special engineering equipment were also transported to the earthquake-hit region.

Further, 59 Pakistanis were evacuated. Earlier on Sunday, a C-130 plane carrying 39 Pakistanis from Kathmandu arrived at the Noor Khan Airbase in Islamabad.

COMMENTS (10)

Javaid Chaudhry | 6 years ago | Reply Your Prime minister NAWAZ SHARIF, is appreciating services of India, carried out in devastated Nepal Valley. You may ask him. Next week, Salman Hamza is flying to India, taking some gifts for Navinder Mody
Liberal | 6 years ago | Reply @Talking Point: It is very easy to develop a fake packet of so called masala in order to malign Pakistan. You should no better because Indians are good at such things. Remember the boat incident?
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