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WHO chief Tedros congratulates Joe Biden on election victory, calls for joint fight against pandemic Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

WHO chief Tedros congratulates Joe Biden on election victory, calls for joint fight against pandemic

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 08 Nov 2020, 09:18 pm

Zurich/UNI: World Health Organization Head Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Sunday congratulated Joe Biden and his running mate Kamala Harris on their victory in the US presidential election and noted the importance of joint fight against COVID-19.

Taking to twitter Ghebreyesus said on"Congratulations to President-elect @JoeBiden & Vice President-Elect @KamalaHarris! My @WHO colleagues and I look forward to working with you and your teams. Crises like the #COVID19 pandemic show the importance of global solidarity in protecting lives and livelihoods. Together!"

Earlier in the day, the Washington Post reported, citing informed sources that Biden plans to sign a number of executive orders after his inauguration, including the one on the reversal of the US withdrawal from WHO and rejoin Paris climate forum.

While Biden claimed victory on Saturday, A number of world leaders have already congratulated Biden on the election victory.

A number of world leaders have already congratulated Biden on the election victory.