India, after sending the Coronavirus vaccine to its South Asian neighbors, has now sent the vaccine to Africa. On Friday evening, the Royal Air Maroc plane left for Rabat, the capital of Morocco, from India. The Indian Embassy in Rabat had tweeted that “the first consignment of Corona vaccine developed by Serum Institute of India, AstraZeneca and Oxford University, the world’s largest vaccine producer, in expression of the excellent relationship between India and Morocco from India. Sent to Morocco.
The Embassy later responded to its own tweet saying that this vaccine is affordable for all. Earlier this week, Foreign Minister S.K. Jaishankar met the ambassadors of African countries. He tweeted and informed that, “Our conversation included Kovid Recovery, Vaccine, Air Travel and Digital Experience. Also, the current priority and challenges of India were also talked about.
‘African country worried about vaccination’
With this, Foreign Minister S Jaishankar also assured about India’s interests in the IAFS. The Foreign Minister had indicated that in his talks with the African Ambassadors, there was also a discussion on vaccine and recovery. He also said that African countries, including multilateral agencies, are worried about the hoarding of vaccines worldwide.
‘Hoarding may increase the concern of poor countries’
Canada has collected the vaccine to provide five doses per person. Other western countries have also booked vaccines to reserve or advance more vaccines than their needs. He said that such hoarding of vaccine has increased the concern of poor countries.\