oi-Anjan Kumar Chaudhary
New Delhi, 1 November: The impact of the Indian Vaccination Certificate is increasing across the world. Now five more countries have recognized it. Indian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi has given this information by tweeting. Countries that have now recognized the Indian Vaccination Certificate include Estonia, Kyrgyzstan, Palestine, Mauritius and Mongolia. It is worth noting that recently, Foreign Secretary Harsh V Shringla had said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Italy has been discussed regarding mutual recognition of vaccination certificates.
Five more countries recognized
Foreign Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi tweeted, “Mutual recognition of Kovid-19 vaccination certificates issued! Five more countries have recognized Indian vaccination certificates, including Estonia, Kyrgyzstan, State of Palestine, Mauritius and Mongolia.” ‘ It is worth noting that recently, Foreign Secretary Harsh V Shringla had said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Italy has been discussed regarding mutual recognition of vaccination certificates. On Friday, he said that the issue of vaccination certificates was discussed “particularly with representatives of the European Union”. There were talks on mutual recognition of vaccines…Work will be done bilaterally to make international travel easier and more convenient.’
PM Modi has emphasized this during his foreign travel
He had also said that, ‘The fact that the point that the PM tried to emphasize (on vaccine certification) has been understood. Most of the countries are quite happy with the idea of facilitating international travel… and feel that we need to work on it collectively. Last month, Foreign Ministry spokesman Arindam Bagchi had told that Hungary and Serbia have also agreed to mutually recognize the Indian Kovid-19 vaccination certificate. Let us tell you that initially the UK had some problem with this. But, when India responded to him in his own language, he agreed to recognize the Kovidshield vaccine. Whereas, this vaccine is based on the Oxford-AstraZeneca formula, but it was objecting to the vaccine certificate generated from Covin.
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About 107 crore doses have been given
Let us tell you that according to the Kovin website, till date, about 107 crore vaccine doses have been applied in the country. Of these, more than 33 crore people have received both doses of the Kovid vaccine and more than 73 crore people have received the first dose so far.
Five more countries including Estonia, Kyrgyzstan, Palestine recognized Indian Vaccination Certificate