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India-Bangladesh relations will not ebb due to vaccines: Doraiswami Bangladesh-India
Collected Vikram Doraiswami

India-Bangladesh relations will not ebb due to vaccines: Doraiswami

Bangladesh Live News | @banglalivenews | 22 Apr 2021, 09:56 pm

Dhaka, April 22: India has provided 7 million vaccines to Bangladesh to combat the coronavirus epidemic. According to the agreement, the remaining vaccines will be delivered to Bangladesh very soon, said Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Vikram Doraiswami.

He told reporters on his way back to Dhaka from the border via Akhaura checkpost immigration in Brahmanbaria after his visit to India on Thursday morning.

At the time, Vikram Doraiswami said that India has a crisis of covid vaccine at the moment. Production is being increased. Covid vaccine will be provided to Bangladesh soon. Bangladesh's relations with India will not be affected by the covid vaccine.

He added that India has close ties with Bangladesh. That is why there are more vaccine supply agreements with Bangladesh than other countries and the rest of the vaccines will be supplied gradually in the agreement.

After entering Bangladesh, High Commissioner Vikram Doraiswami was welcomed at the check post by Akhaura Upazila Nirbahi Officer Md. Nur-e-Alam and Officer-in-Charge (OC) of the police station Mizanur Rahman.