India on Sunday dispatched INS Kesari, carrying on board two medical help groups, medicines and important meals gadgets, to international locations within the southern Indian Ocean as a part of the federal government’s “Mission Sagar” initiative.
The international locations together with Maldives, Mauritius, Madagascar, Comoros and Seychelles had requested India for help in coping with the COVID-19 pandemic.
The medical help groups will probably be deployed in Mauritius and Comoros, serving to their governments take care of COVID emergency and dengue fever (in case of Comoros), the Ministry of External Affairs stated.
The ship will ship consignments of COVID associated important medicines to Mauritius, Madagascar, Comoros and Seychelles and about 600 tonnes of meals gadgets to the Maldives. In addition, within the case of Mauritius, a particular consignment of Ayurvedic medicines can also be being despatched, the ministry additional acknowledged.
The consignments meant for Madagascar and Comoros additionally consists of Hydroxychloroquine tablets, which have already been despatched earlier to Mauritius, Maldives and Seychelles.
In line with its time-tested position as the primary responder within the area, India has already supported the efforts of the governments of Maldives, Sri Lanka, Mauritius and Seychelles by offering them consignments of COVID-19 associated important medicines. A group of choose medical personnel was additionally dispatched to the Maldives to enhance the preparedness of the Maldivian authorities to struggle this disaster, the ministry stated.
“Mission Sagar” is impressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s imaginative and prescient of SAGAR — Security and Growth for All within the Region.
Earlier at this time, Indian Navy’s INS Jalashwa arrived at Kochi Harbour bringing again 698 Indian nationals, who have been stranded within the Maldivian capital of Male, as a part of Operation Samudra Setu.
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