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25 January 2021

Government of India starts supplying Serum Institute of India (SII)-produced doses of AstraZeneca’s vaccine COVISHIELD to nearby countries

The Government of India has received several requests for the supply of Indian manufactured vaccines from neighbouring and key partner countries. In response to these requests, and in keeping with India’s stated commitment to use India’s vaccine production and delivery capacity to help all of humanity fight the Covid pandemic, supplies under grant assistance to Bhutan, Maldives, Bangladesh, Nepal, Myanmar and Seychelles have begun from 20 January 2021 as part of its Mission 'Vaccine Maitri'.

Source: Press Release, Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India.