SunstarTV Bureau: 64 Heads of Missions have reached in Hyderabad, where they are scheduled to visit Bharat Biotech and Biological E. Ltd, in continuation of the briefing by Ministry of External Affairs (MEA). The facilities are developing COVID19 vaccine.
According to source, this is the first such visit and it will be followed by visits to facilities in other cities. There is a lot of interest in India’s vaccine development efforts. Bharat Biotech and Biological E are among the biotech entities where the Heads of Missions will visit.
On November 6 Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla briefed the Heads of diplomatic Missions in Delhi about India’s preparation in the field of vaccine research and the upcoming visit is expected to present India’s preparation in combating the pandemic.
“As Prime Minister Narendra Modi said India’s vaccine production and delivery capacity will be used to help all humanity in fighting this crisis,” said the source about the context of the visit.