According to the Indianexpress news, Foreign Ministry spokesman Arindam Bagchi announced that vaccines were shipped to Nepal, Bangladesh, Myanmar and Iran in accordance with the government’s decision to restart vaccine exports.
Referring to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech at the 76th UN General Assembly that the supply of the Kovid-19 vaccine will continue, Bagchi noted that “they made the first shipment to countries in the region.”
Emphasizing that the course of exports will be determined by the demand for vaccines from India, Bagchi said: “We will decide more supply according to our production and demand.” said.
India, one of the world’s largest vaccine manufacturers, suspended exports of vaccines to vaccinate its own population in April as the epidemic intensified in the country.
Although at least the first dose of the Kovid-19 vaccine was administered to approximately 70 percent of the country’s population, the total number of vaccines exceeded 968,220,000.