Barbados: The Caribbean Island country Barbados shared gifted 1500 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine to Guyana on 10th February 2021.
On Tuesday, Barbados received 100k doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine from the Government and people of India.
In a statement, Guyana President said,” “I am pleased to announce the arrival of the first batch of coronavirus vaccines, of which 100 doses will go to the CARICOM Secretariat and the left 1400 doses will go exclusively to our frontline workers.”
Prime Minister Mottley said Tuesday she had worked simultaneously with Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit to ensure the vaccines and share among other CARICOM member states.
She said: “Prime Minister Skerrit and myself have worked very closely on this, and I really want to thank him…We’ve also admitted that members of the OECS, and indeed in Barbados’ case Trinidad and Guyana, who have helped us over the way of last year…that some of the vaccines we have gained will go to our brothers & sisters in those territories.”
“I hope that Barbados, Dominica, and the surplus of the Caribbean can be an illustration to the rest of the world of how you interact. And also when you have a little, you share, and you work collectively, because we know that’s the only thing dropping in the world today,” she said.
Guyana President Dr. Irfan also gave a thanked remarks in a letter to Barbados PM.
India is continuously donating vaccines to the different countries in the world.
Dominica also gets 70k jabs of free coronavirus vaccine from India.
India has planned to donate about 10 million coronaviruses to the different countries in the world.
Dr. Ali, President of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana, addressed take part in the 20th World Sustainable Development Summit hosted by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), India.