Monday, April 26, 2021

Air India flies oxygen concentrators from US as Biden, Harris assure help amid COVID-19 surge

318 Philips oxygen concentrators loaded by Air India at JFK Airport, United States are on their way to Delhi, Union Minister of Civil Aviation Hardeep Singh Puri confirmed in a tweet on Monday.

This development comes as US President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris have assured India and its people of providing all assistance, including urgently sending necessary medical life-saving supplies and equipment, to help the country combat the deadly coronavirus crisis.

Just as India sent assistance to the United States as our hospitals were strained early in the pandemic, we are determined to help India in its time of need, Biden said in a tweet.

The President was spending his weekend at his home in Delaware but is believed to be following up the developments in India. The US is working closely with the Indian government to rapidly deploy additional support and supplies during an alarming COVID-19 outbreak. As we provide assistance, we pray for the people of India including its courageous healthcare workers, Harris said in a tweet.

26/04/21 PTI/CNBC TV18

To Read the News in full at Source, Click the Headline


Post a Comment