August 10, 2020

India sends $1 million worth of anti-tuberculosis medicine to North Korea
Indian embassy in Pyongyang says that the assistance was requested by the World Health Organization (WHO)

The Indian government sent $1 million worth of anti-tuberculosis medicine to North Korea per a request from the World Health Organization (WHO), according to a press release issued by the Indian embassy in Pyongyang on Wednesday.

"The medical assistance is under the aegis of WHO's ongoing anti-tuberculosis (TB) program in the DPRK," the press release stated. The aid package was handed over to North Korean authorities by the Indian ambassador to the DPRK, Atul Malhari Gotsurve.