India-Finland digital summit: PM Narendra Modi underlines nation’s efforts in COVID-19 vaccination outreach | India Information
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi mentioned on Tuesday (March 16) underlined India’s efforts in serving to international locations internationally get entry to COVID-19 vaccine. He was talking in a digital summit with his Finnish counterpart Sanna Marin.
India has taken care of the wants of the world together with its home battle throughout the coronavirus pandemic, the prime minister mentioned.
“In 2020, we despatched medicines and different necessities to greater than 150 international locations. And in latest weeks, about 70 international locations have acquired greater than 58 million doses of made in India vaccines,” Modi mentioned.
Marin hailed India’s efforts “in an in depth vaccination programme.”
“The highest merchandise on the agenda of all heads of governments is the COVID19 pandemic. I wish to acknowledge the efforts of India in an in depth vaccination program,” mentioned Marin.
PM Modi additionally mentioned each India and Finland believed in a rules-based, clear, humanitarian and democratic international order and the 2 international locations have sturdy cooperation in areas like know-how, innovation, clear vitality, atmosphere and schooling.
In his opening remarks, Modi additionally urged Finland to affix the Worldwide Photo voltaic Alliance and the Coalition for Catastrophe Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI). Each the organisations took form following India’s initiative.
“These worldwide establishments will profit from Finland’s potential and experience,” he mentioned.
The Finnish prime minister mentioned there was scope for additional intensification of bilateral ties in areas of schooling, know-how and commerce.
The Ministry of Exterior Affairs on Monday mentioned the digital summit will present a blueprint for the longer term enlargement and diversification of the India-Finland partnership.