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India assures its neighbors about vax supplies | India News


NEW DELHI: As India’s neighbors continue to call on Indian authorities to honor commercial supply contracts for the Covid-19 vaccine, the government is working to convince them to continue supporting the fight against the pandemic, even as supplies fall. delay.
A day after a similar guarantee to Nepal, the government conveyed to Sri Lanka that India’s vaccine manufacturing capacity, which is already the largest in the world, is being upgraded to meet the global emergency demand for Covid- 19 duly approved.
“Its continuous supply is calibrated in view of various factors, including production and national requirements,” the Indian high commission in Sri Lanka said in a statement. Lankan’s vaccination program had to be halted earlier after a delay in fresh supplies from India.
“India will continue to be at the forefront of the global fight against the Covid-19 pandemic and will also continue its valuable cooperation with relevant stakeholders,” the Indian mission added in its statement.

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