US lauds India's Covid-Vaccine help towards Asian countries, special thanks from Brazil President

The State Department of the United States of America on Friday louded the efforts of India for helping the South Asian countries by sharing millions of doses of Covid-vaccines for free.

By Rohit Sindhu, Updated : Jan 23, 2021 09:53 IST
US lauds India's Covid-Vaccine help towards Asian countries, special thanks from Brazil President
India dispatches Covid vaccines to Asian countries, photo courtesy- twitter

State Department of the United States of America on Friday louded the efforts of India for helping the South Asian countries, sharing millions of doses of Covid-vaccines for free.

The US State Department for the Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs taking to its official handle writes, "We applaud India’s role in global health, sharing millions of doses of COVID-19 vaccine in South Asia. India's free shipments of vaccine began w/Maldives, Bhutan, Bangladesh & Nepal & will extend to others".

"India's a true friend using its pharma to help the global community", US Department adds.

The applause from the US State Department comes when India has extended the millions of doses of Covid vaccines to the nations including Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Bangladesh, Seychelles among others.

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Bhutan is the first foreign country that received first consignment of India based Serum Institute of India (SII) developed Covaxin and Bharat biotech developed Covishield vaccine, on Thursday. 

Within forty-eight hours, India has dispatched to more than ten countries the Covid vaccine for free. Extending her support India on Friday dispatched the Covid vaccine to Myanmar, Nepal, Bangladesh, Seychelles, Mauritius, Maldives.

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India has also decided to dispatch the vaccine to the Brazil and Morocco. On Friday Brazilian  President Jair Bolsonaro confirmed it in his special thanks to the Prime Minister Modi and the people of India.

The first consignment of the Indian Covid-vaccine has reached Brazil. In response to the Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, Indian Foreign Minister Dr. S Jaishankar writes, "Trust the Pharmacy of the World. Made in India vaccines arrive in Brazil".