The consignment of Corona Vaccine sent under assistance from India was received by Nepal and Bangladesh on Thursday. Foreign Minister of India S.K. Jaishankar (S. Jaishankar), giving information about this on Twitter, wrote that Nepal has got the Indian vaccine.
In another tweet, he wrote, ‘Touchdown in Dhaka. #VaccineMaitri confirmed India’s preference for relations with Bangladesh ‘. He shared a photo of an Air India flight with this tweet in which a consignment of Corona vaccine has been sent to Dhaka.
Neighboring countries are getting India’s vaccine
According to the information, two million doses of Covishield vaccines were sent to Bangladesh while one million doses were supplied to Nepal. Apart from this, 150,000 doses were sent to Bhutan and 100,000 doses to Maldives on Wednesday.
India announced on Tuesday that it would send doses of the Corona vaccine to Bhutan, Maldives, Bangladesh, Nepal and Myanmar and Seychelles from Wednesday. After this, the supply of the vaccine to Sri Lanka, Afghanistan and Mauritius will begin after confirming the necessary regulatory approvals.
Vaccination started in India
India is one of the largest pharmaceutical manufacturers in the world. India has launched a large-scale corona vaccination campaign, in which vaccines are being administered to frontline healthworkers across the country with two vaccines, Covishield and Covaxine.
The Covishield vaccine of Oxford-AstraZeneca is being manufactured by the Serum Institute and India Biotech is producing the covaxine. The Ministry of External Affairs said that it is being ensured that domestic manufacturers have sufficient stocks to meet domestic requirements while supplying to foreign countries.
India had earlier supplied diagnostic kits, ventilators, masks, gloves and other medical equipment to a large number of other countries to deal with the epidemic, along with hydroxychloroquine, remediesavir and paracetamol.