June 21, 2021
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Barbados Government expresses their gratitude to PM Modi

Mia Amor Mottley, Prime Minister of Barbados thanked Narendra Modi via a letter for receiving 100,000 doses of Oxford-AstraZeneca anti-coronavirus vaccine.

On February 4, Mottley in the letter said: “On behalf of my government and people, I wish you to express gratitude to you, your government and the people of the Republic of India for most generous donation of the Covishield vaccine (under the auspices of Oxford AstraZeneca).”

The Barbados Prime Minister had earlier requested Prime Minister Modi for the donation of 2,00,000 doses of the Indian vaccine for the Caribbean nation which had faced a massive challenge post the spread of Covid-19. In the letter where in which she had requested the vaccines, she had asked for 1,00,000 doses immediately while the rest could be sent later if it meets the country’s favorable consideration.

Earlier, countries like Nepal, Bangladesh, Maldives, Seychelles, Brazil and Bhutan had already received their first shipments of the vaccine. More than hundred countries are seeking doses from India and the country is expected to supply nearly 16 million doses to at least 60 by next month.

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