On Thursday, G7 Summit leaders during the Summit in UK would call for a new transparent investigation by WHO to probe into the origins of Covid-19. The leaders of G7 states including Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the UK and the US would gather for the Summit on June 11-13 where PM Modi would also participate virtually.
The External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi stated that India has been very clear to support for follow up to the WHO report on the origin of coronavirus and for further the country has also called for the understanding and cooperation of all in this regard.
The leaders of G7 summit have also pledged to deliver at least one billion extra doses of vaccines through sharing doses and financing over the next year in order to cover 80% of the world’s adult population.
The G7 officials have planned that outlines to end the pandemic by December 2022 that will form the basis of ‘final-stage-talks’ at the summit.
The one million additional vaccine doses would include 500 doses of the Pfizer vaccine that US will buy and distribute to 100 countries. Biden administration had reached an agreement with Pfizer and the announcement of the same would be made by the remarks by the President before the Summit.