PM Skerrit meets High Commissioner of India ‘Arun Kumar Sahu’, extends gratitude 

PM Skerrit said that the Indian delegations are in Dominica for various diplomatic exchanges and to establish bilateral ties with the Caribbean country.

PM Skerrit meets High Commissioner of India 'Arun Kumar Sahu', extends gratitude 
PM Skerrit meets High Commissioner of India 'Arun Kumar Sahu', extends gratitude 

Roseau, Dominica: Prime Minister Dr Roosevelt Skerrit received a courtesy call from Arun Kumar Sahu, High Commissioner of India to the Commonwealth of Dominica on Friday, April 8, 2022. 

While informing about the meeting, Prime Minister Skerrit noted,” On Friday morning, I received a courtesy call from His Excellency Arun Kumar Sahu, High Commissioner of India to the Commonwealth of Dominica.”

PM Skerrit said that the Indian delegations are in Dominica for various diplomatic exchanges and to establish bilateral ties with the Caribbean country. 

He further stated that the purpose of the visit of the Indian delegations to Dominica is the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding for the Mutual Recognition of the National COVID-19 Vaccination certificates.  

Prime Minister affirmed, “The delegations are in Dominica for the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry of Health, Wellness and New Health Investment for the Mutual Recognition of the National COVID-19 Vaccination Certificates.”

He also extended gratitude to the Government and people of India for their support in managing the COVID-19 situation in the Commonwealth of Dominica. 

Moreover, PM Skerrit also recalled the earlier donation of 70,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine against the COVID-19 pandemic by the government of India to the country. 

Prime Minister Dr Roosevelt Skerrit expressed, “I reiterated our gratitude to the Government and people of India for their support in our management of COVID-19, dating back to the donation of 70 000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine in February 2021”. 

COVID-19 in Dominica

The Ministry of Health, Wellness, and New Health Investment updated the COVID-19 report of Dominica and stated that a total of 19 people have exposed to the viral infection on Wednesday- March 30 2022. 

Vaccination in Dominica

As per the data, a total of 32,480 first doses of the vaccine have been administered in Dominica, while 30003 people receive second doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. 

However, the COVID-19 situation is improving in Dominica, and that’s why the government has removed all the COVOD-19 related restrictions on various things such as social activities, travelling, etc. 

On April 4, 2022, all the citizens of Dominica came back to normal life, and the country has also reopened to tourists as well.