External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar held a telephonic dialog with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Friday, focussing on India’s necessities of medical provides to successfully take care of the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic that has gripped main elements of the nation.
The telephonic dialog got here on a day the United States delivered a considerable amount of medical provides to India.
Spoke with @DrSJaishankar to share my condolences and reiterate continued U.S. help for COVID-19 aid efforts in India. The U.S. authorities has stepped as much as assist our companions, simply because the American non-public sector, NGOs, and residents have additionally helped to fulfill this problem.
— Secretary Antony Blinken (@SecBlinken) April 30, 2021
Mr Jaishankar mentioned his discussions with Mr Blinken focussed on India’s necessities to handle the COVID-19 problem “more effectively”.
“Reviewed the flow of equipment and material from the US. Highlighted the importance of strengthening oxygen supply, expanding vaccine production and increasing Remdesivir supply. Appreciated the forthcoming response of the US in this regard,” he mentioned in a tweet.
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