India’s lauds Gulf assistance in fighting COVID-19

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  • Date: 01-May-2021
  • Source: Saudi Gazette
  • Sector: Healthcare
  • Country: Gulf
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India’s lauds Gulf assistance in fighting COVID-19

NEW DELHI — India has received a lot of assistance and also commitments of assistance from the Gulf countries in the fight against coronavirus in the country, India’s Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla said on Friday.

Giving an account of India’s international cooperation on containing the pandemic at a special media briefing, Shringla mentioned help from Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and other Gulf countries.

He acknowledged "a special cargo flight from the UAE with ventilators and Favipiravir medicines," as reported by the Emirates News Agency (WAM) on Thursday. Favipiravir is an anti-viral option for treating COVID-19.

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