New Delhi, 21/1 (AO Bureau): In a noble gesture, India has sent 30 lakh dosages of Coronavirus Vaccine Covishield to Nepal and Bangladesh. It has sent 10 lakh dosages to Kathamandu and 20 lakh dosages to Dhaka on Thursday. India is committed to fighting the deadly Coronavirus not only in India but also on the International stage.
The consignment arrived at Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport on Thursday. On Wednesday, India sent the first consignment of 1.5 lakh doses of COVID-19 vaccine ‘Covishield’ to Thimphu, Bhutan from Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport, Mumbai.
Bangladesh had approved the procurement of 30 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine ‘Covishield’ from India on January 8. Earlier India had provided Nepal with medical equipment, medicines, and other logistical support to fight the virus.