Coronavirus vaccines have been despatched to Nepal, Bangladesh, Myanmar and Iran in accordance with the federal government’s choice to renew their provides, the Ministry of Exterior Affairs stated on Thursday.
Exterior Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi stated the federal government has determined to ship the provides to the neighbourhood initially.
Final month, Union Well being Minister Mansukh Mandaviya introduced that India will resume the provides overseas.
“Prime Minister Narendra Modi stated just lately on the UN Normal Meeting that India will resume provide of coronavirus vaccines. Now we have determined to start out with the neighbourhood,” Bagchi stated.
“So far as I do know, vaccines have already gone to Nepal, Bangladesh, Myanmar and Iran. We’re always monitoring and reviewing the state of affairs,” he stated.
Bagchi stated the choice on additional provides might be primarily based on India’s manufacturing and demand.
“We’ll determine on additional provides primarily based on our manufacturing and demand,” he stated.