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World Bank congratulates India on Covid vaccination campaign

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  • 17th October, 2021 07:42:50 PM
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World Bank congratulates India on Covid vaccination campaign

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World Bank president David Malpass on Saturday congratulated India on its successful vaccination campaign against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) as he met Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman in Washington.

“President Malpass congratulated Minister Sitharaman on India’s COVID-19 vaccination campaign and thanked Minister Sitharaman for India’s international role in vaccine production and distribution,” the World Bank said in a statement, reports Hindustan Times.

Mandaviya on Saturday said that India will cross the landmark of 1 billion Covid-19 vaccine doses next week. As many as "97.23 crore have been administered the first dose of Covid vaccine in the country" till Saturday evening, he said.