UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres salutes India for helping others in the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.India sent supplies of the anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine to several nations, including the US.
The demand for the drug has swelled rapidly in the last few days after India decided to lift a ban its export.The Secretary-General calls for global solidarity in this struggle against the virus…and that means that every country who is in a position to help another country should. And we salute those countries that are doing so, UN chief Antonio Guterres.spokesperson Stephane Dujarric said at the daily press briefing on Friday.
He was responding to a question on Guterres’ reaction to India’s efforts to send medicine and otherother supplies to other countries amidst the coronavirus outbreak.
In the neighbourhood, India is sending the drug to Afghanistan, Bhutan, Bangladesh ,Nepal, the Maldives, Mauritius, Sri Lanka and Myanmar.India is also supplying hydroxychloroquine to Zambia, Dominican Republic, Madagascar, Uganda, Burkina Faso, Niger, Mali, Congo, Egypt, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Ecuador, Jamaica, Syria…
Trump had praised Modi for his strong leadership and said that India’s help during this crisis will not be forgotten.
Courtsey :Manorama Online