Indian vaccine-capacity one of the best asset that the world has: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres

India's capacity to produce vaccines is one of the best assets that the world has today, said Antonio Guterres at a press conference on Friday. He hailed the efforts being made by the Indian Government in building a huge capacity to store and run the world's largest vaccination drive at home and abroad.

By Rohit Sindhu, Updated : Jan 29, 2021 13:05 IST
Indian vaccine-capacity one of the best asset that the world has: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres- Image courtesy- Twitter/ANI

The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres hailing India's Covid-vaccine capacity said that the production capacity of India is the best asset that the world has today. The Secretary-General praised the efforts being made by the Indian Government in building a huge capacity to store and run the world's largest vaccination drive at home and abroad. 

"I think that the (vaccine) production capacity of India is the best asset that the world has today. I hope the world understands that it must be fully used", said UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.

Giving a warm reply to the statement of Secretary-General of United Nations Antonio Guterres Indian External Affairs Minister, S. Jaishankar said "You can count on the Pharmacy of the World to help overcome the COVID-19 challenge".

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