India scripted historical past on Thursday with the cumulative Covid-19 vaccine doses administered within the nation surpassing the 100-crore milestone.
“Congratulations to my pal @narendramodi and his authorities for administering 1 billion doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. An enormous achievement. India and Australia are working aspect by aspect within the Quad to develop vaccine entry throughout the Indo-Pacific,” Morrison tweeted.
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— Scott Morrison (@ScottMorrisonMP) 1634846852000
Modi additionally thanked his “pal” Morrison for his needs on India attaining the Vaccine Century and congratulated him “for attaining excessive vaccination goal in Australia”.
Thanks, my pal @ScottMorrisonMP on your needs on India attaining #VaccineCentury. And, congratulations to… https://t.co/q6FiPt8d16
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) 1634889411000
Australian overseas minister Marise Payne additionally congratulated India for administering one billion vaccine doses.
“Australia and India are working extra carefully than ever to combat COVID-19 by offering secure, equitable vaccine entry within the Indo-Pacific. Congratulations to our shut pals in India for administering a exceptional 1 billion vaccine doses,” she tweeted.
In keeping with official sources in New Delhi, over 75 per cent of India’s all eligible grownup inhabitants has been administered no less than the primary dose and round 31 per cent has acquired each the doses of the vaccine.
‘Quad’ is a four-nation bloc comprising Australia, India, Japan and the US.
On September 24, US President Joe Biden hosted the first-ever in-person summit of Quad leaders on the White Home. At Biden’s invitation, Modi, Morrison after which Japanese prime minister Yoshihide Suga had attended the Quad summit.
After the conclusion of the summit, the Quad leaders in a joint assertion had stated that along with doses financed by means of COVAX, the four-nation bloc has pledged to donate greater than 1.2 billion doses globally of secure and efficient Covid-19 vaccines and has to date delivered practically 79 million secure, efficient, and quality-assured vaccine doses to international locations within the Indo-Pacific as a part of these commitments.