Dominica: Prime Minister of Dominica– Dr Hon Roosevelt Skerrit, wrote a letter to the Prime Minister of India- Narendra Modi and expressed his concern over the condition of India due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
He stated, “I present my compliments to you and on behalf of the people and the government of the Commonwealth of Dominica to express my deepest sympathy to the people and government of the Republic of India as you battle against this new wave of COVID-19
PM Skerrit further praised the government of India for their – Vaccine Maitri initiative and cited, “The Vaccine Maitri initiative by the government of India had a profoundly positive impact on the many countries that have benefitted from it, including Dominica.”
“It is clear that the fight against this pandemic is a global fight, and the government of the Commonwealth of Dominica stands in solidarity with the Republic of India and pledges its assistance to the government and the people of India in this crucial time.”
Following the statement, he further wrote, “I am confident that with your leadership and the resilience of your people and the Republic of India will not only defeat the COVID-19 pandemic but will emerge stronger than this pandemic.”
Concluding his statement, PM Skerrit extended his heartfelt condolences to the people of India who lost their lives to the COVID-19 virus and asserted, “I wish to extend heartfelt condolences to the many families who lost their loved ones as a result of this dangerous virus. Our thoughts and prayers are with them and your people as you seek to overcome this scourge.”
“Your excellency, please accept the assurance of my heartfelt consideration,”- PM Skerrit.
Many other countries have also shown their concern over the situation of COVID-19 second wave in India, and various countries have decided to help India by assisting on their behalf.
The current situation of India is getting worse, and India recorded its highest spike in new cases with a total number of- 4,01,993. So far, India reported more than 2 lakh deaths, and till now, 15.7 million have been recovered from the mutant.