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- Government of India has extended medical assistance worth about USD 1 million in the form of anti-tuberculosis medicines to North Korea.
- The medical assistance was extended in response to a request received from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and was granted under the aegis of an ongoing WHO anti-tuberculosis programme in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK).
- The consignment of anti-tuberculosis medicines was handed over by Indian Ambassador to DPRK Atul Malhari Gotsurve to DPRK authorities in the presence of a WHO representative.
- Supreme Leader of North Korea: Kim Jong-un.
- Capital of North Korea: Pyongyang; Currency: North Korean won.