New Delhi: India has announced two lakh doses of Corona virus vaccine as a gift to UN peacekeepers. Foreign Minister S Jaishankar said in the UN Security Council that ‘vaccine nationalism’ has to be stopped. Actually, internationalism has to be actively encouraged.
He said, “Excessive hoarding of vaccines will ruin our efforts towards collective health security.” Jaishankar called for cooperation within the scope of the Kovacs system trying to get adequate vaccines for poor countries is.
S. Jaishankar also emphasized that campaigns based on wrong information are being carried out to take advantage of the epidemic, such devious goals and activities must definitely be stopped.
Let us know that the vaccination program has started in India on 16 January. Four days later, India launched the “Tika Maitri” campaign to make the vaccine available to various countries. In the past weeks, millions of vaccines manufactured in India have been delivered from Bhutan, Myanmar, Nepal to Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Mauritius, Seychelles.
According to the Ministry of External Affairs, “India has provided 229 lakh doses of Kovid-19 vaccine to various countries, of which 64 lakh doses have been sent as grant-in-aid and 165 lakh doses have been sent under commercial supply. In the coming days, the vaccine will be sent to African countries, Latin America, Caricom and Pacific island countries. ”