Conversation between US Vice President Kamala Harris and PM Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to US Vice President Kamala Harris on Thursday. Discussed the ongoing efforts to further strengthen the India-US vaccine partnership and the potential for partnership between the two countries to contribute to the health and economic recovery after COVID-19.
After discussing with Harris, PM Modi tweeted and said, ‘I spoke to Vice President Kamala Harris a while back. I appreciate the assurance given to India on the supply of the vaccine as part of the US strategy for vaccine sharing globally.
We also discussed ongoing efforts to further strengthen India-US vaccine cooperation, and the potential of our partnership to contribute to post-Covid global health and economic recovery.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) June 3, 2021
During this, the Prime Minister thanked Kamala Harris for the cooperation and solidarity received from the US government, businessmen and overseas Indians.
He said in another tweet, ‘We also discussed the ongoing efforts to further strengthen the India-US vaccine partnership and the possibilities of partnership between the two countries to contribute to the health and economic recovery after Covid-19. .’
The US will give the vaccine to these countries including India
Here, US President Joe Biden has announced that America will give 7 million covid vaccines to many countries of Asia including India.
Apart from India, the countries in Asia that will get vaccines will also provide vaccines to Nepal, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Maldives, Malaysia, Philippines, Vietnam, Indonesia, Thailand, Laos, Papua New Guinea and Taiwan.
US-India talks continue for vaccine and raw materials
Earlier, India said that it is in touch with US vaccine manufacturers regarding the purchase of anti-Kovid-19 vaccines. It is also in dialogue with the US administration to ensure the supply of raw materials and other ingredients for the production of vaccines in the country.
Foreign Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi gave this information in a weekly press conference through the digital medium.
He was asked questions about the purchase of vaccines from American companies. On the question of the export of vaccines, the spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs said that it would not be appropriate to talk about the supply of vaccines abroad, at this time the focus is on domestic demand.