Jamaican cricketer Chris Gayle thanks India for sending COVID19 vaccines to Jamaica

New Delhi: Jamaican cricketer Chris Gayle thanked India for sending COVID19 vaccines to Jamaica. In a thanks giving video, Gayle said, “PM Modi, the Government of India and the people of India, I want to thank you all for your donation of the vaccine to Jamaica. We appreciate it.”

Also, West Indies player Andre Russell has thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for sending coronavirus vaccines to Jamaica.

“I just want to say a big, big, big thank you to Prime Minister Modi and the India High Commission. The vaccines are here and we are excited. I would love to see the world going back to normal. Jamaica people really appreciate it and just to show that we are more than close, India and Jamaica are now brothers. I appreciate it and stay safe over there. Peace,” Russell said in a video posted on Wednesday by the official Twitter handle of India in Jamaica.

Earlier, Jamaica thanked India for sending 50,000 doses of coronavirus vaccines in the fight against the pandemic.

In a tweet, Jamaica Prime Minister Andrew Holness said, ” I am extremely pleased to report that yesterday afternoon, we received our first shipment of 50,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine donated by the Government of India. We express our deep appreciation to the Government and people of India for this very much-needed support.” On Monday, Made-in-India vaccines reached Jamaica under the Vaccine Maitri initiative.

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar informed that Made-in-India vaccines have reached Jamaica.

“Caring for our Caribbean friends. Made-in-India vaccines have reached Jamaica,” Jaishankar tweeted.

Twenty-five nations across the world have already received Made-in-India vaccines and forty-nine more countries will be supplied in the coming days, ranging from Europe, Latin America, and the Caribbean to Africa, South-East Asia, and the Pacific Islands.

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