India on Tuesday announced that it would supply the Covid-19 vaccine to Bhutan, Maldives, Bangladesh, Nepal, Myanmar and Seychelles under the grant-aid scheme from Wednesday.
India on Tuesday said it would supply 19 Covid vaccines to Bhutan, Maldives, Bangladesh, Nepal, Myanmar and Seychelles under grant-in-aid. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has tweeted that India should be a community to meet global healthcare needs: being honored as a fully ‘trusted’ partner and the supply of vaccines will start from Wednesday and more will come in the coming days. India is one of the world’s largest drug producers and the coronavirus has contacted many countries to buy the vaccine.
The foreign ministry said that India would supply 19 Covid vaccines to allied countries in phases next week and month, keeping in view domestic requirements. According to the ministry statement, India has vaccinated Sri Lanka, Afghanistan and Mauritius in this regard. It is said that India has received a number of requests from important partner countries and neighbors for the supply of vaccines.
The ministry said, “Considering the response to these requests and will help everyone in the fight against humanity against India’s commitment to the production and supply of Kovid epidemic and vaccines, Bhutan, Maldives, Bangladesh, Nepal, Myanmar, Seychelles will start supplying.
According to the statement, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan and Mauritius are awaiting the approval of the required regulators. India has launched a comprehensive vaccination campaign for the use of two vaccines, Covishield and Covisin, for first-line health workers deployed across the country. The Oxford-Astragenica Covishield Vaccine Serum Institute is producing, while India is producing the biotech covacin. Foreign Minister S Jayashankar tweeted, “India has fulfilled its promise to supply vaccines to humanity.” The supply of vaccines to our neighboring countries will start from January 20. Pharmacy will be provided to address the challenges of Covid. ”
It is understood that Pakistan has not yet contacted India for this. The Ministry of External Affairs said that a training program on administrative and managerial aspects is being organized on January 19-20 before the delivery of the vaccine. Manager.
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