PM Modi To VP Kamala Harris: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday addressed the United States Vice President Kamala Harris and communicated his appreciation for the confirmation of Covid vaccines supplies to India as a component of the US Strategy for Global Vaccine Sharing.
During the call, Kamala Harris passed on that the United States will start offering vaccinations to India, alongside different nations by end of June. The two chiefs likewise talked about continuous endeavours to reinforce the vaccine production network between the US and India, remembering for the space of vaccine production, an assertion from Prime Minister’s Office said.
The PM likewise said thanks to the Vice President for all the help and fortitude from the US government, organizations and Indian diaspora. “They highlighted the potential of the India-US partnership as well as the Quad vaccine initiative in addressing the long-term health impact of the pandemic,” PMO statement said.
Spoke to @VP Kamala Harris a short while ago. I deeply appreciate the assurance of vaccine supplies to India as part of the US Strategy for Global Vaccine Sharing. I also thanked her for the all the support and solidarity from the US government, businesses and Indian diaspora.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) June 3, 2021
PM Modi To VP Kamala Harris:
“Spoke to US Vice President Kamala Harris a short while ago. I deeply appreciate the assurance of vaccine supplies to India as part of the US Strategy for Global Vaccine Sharing,” PM Modi wrote on Twitter.
In an articulation, President Biden gave subtleties on how the US will distribute the initial 25 million of the vaccines to lay the ground for expanded worldwide inclusion and to address genuine and expected surges, high burdens of sickness, and the requirements of the weakest nations.
Biden reportedly added, “At least 75 per cent of these doses – nearly 19 million- will be shared through COVAX, including approximately 6 million doses for Latin America and the Caribbean, approximately 7 million for South and Southeast Asia, and approximately 5 million for Africa.”
Prior to this, the US had said that it was intently observing India’s Covid challenge and that it would “respond positively to any Indian requirement”. The confirmation by the US had come during the External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar’s visit to Washington where he met Secretary of State Antony Blinken a week ago.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed the hope to welcome US Vice President Harris in India soon after the normalisation of the global health situation: PMO
— ANI (@ANI) June 3, 2021
Further, PM Modi also expressed his hope to welcome VP Kamala Harris to India after the pandemic surge goes down.
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