Bhutan Prime Minister Lotay Tshering praised Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for achieving one billion COVID-19 vaccination doses on Thursday morning. The Prime Minister further expressed his admiration to PM Narendra Modi for contributing to global welfare through sharing of vaccines, medical supplies and other supports. "Bhutan has benefitted a lot and remains grateful,” He said.
Prime Minister Office (PMO) said in a Facebook post which reads as follows: -"I would like to congratulate Prime Minister Narendra Modi for this achievement. My appreciation also goes to all the healthcare providers and people involved in making this possible, more specifically the 1,000 million people who came forward to take the vaccination. It reflects the trust people have in the system. I always believe that the collective, unconditional faith in leadership and the system is key to any nation's success,"
Lotay Tshering went on to say that Bhutan being a close neighbour to India, feel more secure. I have been closely following the rising numbers and this morning, in what is a huge accomplishment not just for your country but the world, India hits the 1 billion milestone of COVID-19 vaccination doses this morning. On behalf of the people of Bhutan, I congratulate India! Narendra Modi PMO India. This will be significant for all of us in emerging from the pandemic sooner. And on a practical note, being a close neighbour, we feel more secure," Prime Minister Tshering said in the post.