According to Reuters, he has canceled his visit to India due to the new strain of Corona. He has also regretted it.
The UK administration informed that Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke to Prime Minister Modi this morning and expressed regret for not going to India. Speaking to the PM, Johnson said it was important for the UK to stay in the UK for the speed at which the new coronavirus version is spreading in the UK so that it can focus on the domestic response to the virus.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has once again imposed a lockdown in the UK in the wake of a new strain of corona infection. Announcing the lockdown, Boris said the new national lockdown is being implemented by mid-February due to corona. Addressing the country on Monday night, Boris said it was a tough time for the country.
At the moment, people will have to stay in the house during the lockdown, they can get out of the house for the necessary work. It is noteworthy that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had formally invited him by calling him.
After accepting the invitation, India’s Foreign Minister S Jaishankar expressed happiness that it would be the beginning of a new era in India-UK relations. After a long time, the British Prime Minister was going to visit India on the occasion of Republic Day. The last time in 1993 was the British immediate Prime Minister John Major who visited India as the chief guest on republic day
The Coronavirus vaccine covishield and vaccine, made in India, have been allowed emergency use. The World Health Organization (WHO) has also praised the move to allow corona vaccine in India. Dr. Tedros Adrom Ghrebesis, head of the World Health Organization, has praised India. Dr. Ghbresis has tweeted tagging PM Modi.
In a tweet, Dr. Ghbresis said that India has continued to take decisive action to eliminate the corona. India is fully prepared to work as the world’s largest vaccine manufacturing country. WHO chief Dr. Ghbresis has said that the vaccine can save vulnerable people everywhere if we all work together.
It may be recalled that the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) has allowed emergency use of corona vaccine covishield and covaxin manufactured in India. India’s move was praised worldwide. PM Modi had congratulated scientists and doctors for describing it as a major step towards realizing the dream of a self-reliant India.