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PM Modi thanks world leaders for their wishes on India crossing 100 crore vaccinations

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 22 Oct 2021, 12:01 am

New Delhi/ IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi  on Thursday thanked world leaders for their wishes on India crossing 100 crore (one billion) vaccinations against COVID-19.

In reply to a tweet by the Prime Minister of Bhutan, the Prime Minister said: "Thank you Lyonchhen Dr. Lotay Tshering for your kind words on this historic occasion. We deeply cherish our friendship with Bhutan!"

"India remains committed in our fight against COVID-19 together with the region and the world," he added.

In reply to a tweet by the President of Sri Lanka, the Prime Minister said: "Thank you my friend @PresRajapaksa. Recent initiatives such as inaugural international flight to Kushinagar from Sri Lanka and our respective vaccination drives will further strengthen our diverse relationship and enhance interaction between our brotherly people."

In reply to a tweet by President of Maldives, the Prime Minister said: "Thank you President @ibusolih for your kind wishes. I am pleased to see the progress of the vaccination drive in the Maldives.

"As neighbours and close friends, our partnership to overcome COVID-19 has borne fruit," PM Modi said.

In response to a tweet by the Prime Minister of Israel, the Prime Minister said: "Thank you, PM @naftalibennett. Appreciate your warm words. This milestone has been made possible by India's scientists, health workers and innovators who are also, along with their Israeli counterparts, building the foundations of our knowledge-based strategic partnership."

Replying to a tweet by President of Malawi, PM Modi said: "Thank you Excellency @LAZARUSCHAKWERA for your wishes on India crossing #VaccineCentury. Vaccine accessibility is a key to fighting the pandemic. We are in it together."

In reply to a tweet by President of Malawi, the Indian PM said: "Thank you Excellency @LAZARUSCHAKWERA for your wishes on India crossing #VaccineCentury. Vaccine accessibility is a key to fighting the pandemic. We are in it together."

Scripting a world record, India Thursday touched the milestone of one billion vaccination in a major fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

About 30 percent of the adults in the country of 1.3 billion people have received both the doses of anti-COVID-19 vaccine.

Lauding the effort, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted, "India scripts history. We are witnessing the triumph of Indian science, enterprise and collective spirit of 130 crore Indians. Congrats India on crossing 100 crore vaccinations. Gratitude to our doctors, nurses and all those who worked to achieve this feat."