A flight with two million doses of Indian coronavirus vaccines arrived in Brazil on Saturday, declared Minister of Foreign Affairs S Jaishankar.
Jaishankar has tweeted, “Trust the Pharmacy of the World. Made in India vaccines arrive in Brazil,”
— Dr. S. Jaishankar (@DrSJaishankar) January 22, 2021
India sent Covishield vaccines to Brazil for two million doses on Friday. Covishield is a product of the Serum Institute in India, founded by AstraZeneca and Oxford University.
After India shipped two million doses of India made coronavirus vaccine to Brazil, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The Brazillian President tweeted in Portuguese, “Namaskar, Primeiro Ministro @narendramodi- O Brasil sente-se honrado em ter um grande parceiro para superar um obstáculo global. Obrigado por nos auxiliar com as exportações de vacinas da Índia para o Brasil.- Dhanyavaad! धनयवाद,” which can be roughly translated to English, “Namaskar, Prime [email protected] Brazil is honored to have a great partner to overcome a global obstacle. Thank you for helping us with vaccine exports from India to Brazil.- Dhanyavaad! धनयवाद”.
– Namaskar, Primeiro Ministro @narendramodi
– O Brasil sente-se honrado em ter um grande parceiro para superar um obstáculo global. Obrigado por nos auxiliar com as exportações de vacinas da Índia para o Brasil.
– Dhanyavaad! धनयवाद pic.twitter.com/OalUTnB5p8
— Jair M. Bolsonaro (@jairbolsonaro) January 22, 2021
The tweet also had an image of Lord Hanuman carrying the coronavirus vaccine as ‘Sanjeevani Booti’ from India to Brazil.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted, “We are honoured to be Brazil’s trustworthy partner to fight together against the Covid-19 pandemic,” said Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, “We will continue to strengthen our cooperation with healthcare.”
Brazilian Ambassador Andre Aranha Correa do Lago previously expressed his appreciation to the ISR for the vaccines and the professionalism displayed during transport.
“Thank you Serum Institute of India for the amazing professionalism demonstrated while shipping this batch of Oxford AstraZeneca vaccines to Brazil and immense appreciation for and thanks to the Government of India for their support,” said Andre Aranha Correa do Lago.
Brazil’s Ministry of Health confirmed on Friday before it flew into Rio de Janeiro where Brazil is a state-run Fiocruz Institute, AstraZeneca and Oxford University established vaccines landed in Sao Paulo.
In recent days, India started donating COVID-19 vaccines in neighbouring countries such as Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Myanmar and Bangladesh.
On Friday large consignments of vaccine doses were flown to Seychelles, Mauritius and Myanmar on special Indian aircraft. Special Indian aircraft.
Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Morocco, Bangladesh and Myanmar also received contractual supplies.