In what is being hailed as a historic amicable exchange, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recently sent several consignments of the indigenous COVID vaccine to the island-nation of Dominica as a building block of friendship. In his congratulatory message, the Prime Minister of the Dominican Republic, Roosevelt Skerrit expressed heartfelt gratitude towards India and its people. The vaccine is estimated to save the lives of nearly half the total population of over 72 thousand. In a bid to express his gratitude, Skerrit went out to get a shot of the renowned vaccine himself. This grand gesture is believed to be a massive stepping stone in India’s growing relationship with the island nation.
This joyous news comes soon after India garnered worldwide attention for exporting its two home-made COVID vaccines to more than 15 countries across the world including several of its neighboring countries as a gesture of philanthropy and goodwill. The exemplary advancements in the field of medical science have equipped India for challenging situations in healthcare. India has shown commendable progress in its COVID vaccine research and diagnostic innovations. The front-line workers, doctors, and nurses have dedicated their lives to the treatment and nourishment of the millions affected by the deadly virus. The ‘Made in India’ vaccines come as a breath of fresh air for the nation’s healthcare officials.
India has been on the center stage of the global effort to exchange vaccinations and advancements in medical science. Recently, the country of Barbados received large consignments of the COVID vaccine from India. Foreign Minister, S Jaishankar has acknowledged and praised this show of support and goodwill. Mia Mottley, Prime Minister of Barbados has expressed her gratitude to India and its Prime Minister for the consignment of COVID vaccines. Praying for the safety of Indians all over the world, she has thanked the Indian government and the citizens of the nation for the generous exchange. The grand gesture has been hailed as a noteworthy milestone in the rapidly growing friendship between India and the nation of Barbados.
India has recently become the talk of the town after taking the initiative to fast-track its COVID vaccine research and diagnostic developments. It is one of the first countries to launch an indigenous vaccine to combat the deadly COVID virus. India has already sent over multiple consignments of the vaccine to countries such as Bhutan, Bangladesh, Maldives, Myanmar, and Nepal. The recent exports to Barbados and Dominica mark the upward graph of India’s efforts at combatting the virulent disease and eradicating shortly.