India is supplying the Covid-19 vaccine under contract to Saudi Arabia, Brazil, South Africa, Morocco, Bangladesh, and Myanmar. Oxford AstraZeneca's 2 million doses of Covishield, which is being manufactured by Serum Institute, was flown from Mumbai airport to Brazil on Friday by plane. Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was overwhelmed by India's contribution.
He thanked India and PM Modi by tweeting the photo of Hanuman ji. Brazilian President Jair Bolsonarone said on Friday- Hello, Prime Minister Narendra Modi… Brazil for being a great partner of India in efforts to remove the global hurdle today.
Feeling highly respected himself. Thank you very much for helping Brazil with a Covid vaccine.
Let me tell you that just as Hanuman ji brought Sanjeevani Booti to save Laxman's life, in the same way President Jair M Bolsonaro posted a picture of Lord Bajrang Bali, from which he wanted to show that this vaccine for him Sanjeevani is nothing short of a herb.
In the first fortnight of January, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro wrote a letter to Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi for the shipment of the AstraZeneca vaccine. In which he requested Prime Minister Modi to provide 20 lakh doses of vaccine.
Brazil is suffering from corona very badly and the number of people infected with a corona in Brazil has crossed 86.97 lakhs while the epidemic has killed more than 2.14 lakh people so far.
According to a statement released by CSMIA, as of 22 January, India has delivered 1.417 crore doses of Kovishield to various countries. The covid-19 vaccine has been sent to Bhutan, Maldives, Bangladesh, Nepal, Myanmar, and Seychelles.
The Foreign Ministry on Friday reported that India is supplying Corona vaccine under contract to Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Brazil, Morocco, Bangladesh, and Myanmar. Anurag Srivastava said that India has so far sent vaccine consignment to Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Bangladesh, Myanmar, and Seychelles.