New Delhi, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Wednesday welcomed the WHO’s decision to grant Emergency Use Listing to Covaxin saying it will facilitate travel for many Indian citizens and it is also a global recognition for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of Atmanirbhar Bharat.
“Welcome @WHO’s decision to grant Emergency Use Listing to #COVAXIN.
“It facilitates travel for many Indian citizens and contributes to vaccine equity.
“Also a global recognition to PM @narendramodi’s vision of an #AtmanirbharBharat.
“A Happier Diwali,” he tweeted.
India’s Permanent Mission in Geneva in a tweet said that this is the maiden WHO authorization given to a Covid Vaccine, fully developed and produced in India, giving impetus to Vaccine Equity globally.