India on Saturday thanked Canada for the shipment of 50 ventilators and 25000 vials of Remdesivir to fight the COVID pandemic.
In this regard, Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Arindam Bagchi on Saturday said, "It would further deepen our strategic partnership." Several countries have come forward to help India as the country fights the second wave of Covid-19.
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Serum Institute CEO Adar Poonawalla said that SII has “never exported vaccines at the cost of the people of India"; A vessel with 273 personnel on board, which was stranded near Bombay High during the impact of Cyclone Tauktae, has sunk; 4,22,426 Covid-19 patients have recovered in India in the past 24 hours; Sushil Kumar has been denied pre-arrest bail by a Delhi court; a 32-year-old man was arrested from Haryana for allegedly deceiving people on the pretext of providing Remdesivir injections by the Delhi Police.
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India received Covid-19 medical aid from the United Kingdom on May 9. The flight carrying oxygen generators and ventilators landed in Delhi. The United Kingdom sent 3 oxygen generators and 1,000 ventilators. Following the delivery, the Ministry of External Affairs expressed gratitude to the UK. Each generator has the capacity to produce 500 litres of O2/min, enough to treat 50 people at a time. UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab had said, "The UK is sending surplus oxygen generators from Northern Ireland to India. This life-saving equipment will support the country's hospitals as they care for vulnerable Covid patients." Watch the full video for more.
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On economic front, India and EU agreed to have dedicated dialogues on WTO issues, informed Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Secretary Vikas Swarup on May 08. "On economic front, both sides also agreed to have dedicated dialogues on WTO issues, regulatory cooperation, market access issues and supply chain resilience demonstrating the desire to deepen and further diversify our economic engagement," said MEA Secretary (West).
Prime Minister Narendra Modi invited EU member states to participate in India-EU High Level Digital Forum that's likely to be held later this year, informed Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Secretary Vikas Swarup on May 08. "PM also invited EU member states to participate in India-EU High Level Digital Forum that's likely to be held later this year, to enhance digital cooperation between India and EU via linking of start-ups supporting digital economy and for enhancing investments," said MEA Secretary (West).