Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday held virtual meetings with Chief Ministers to discuss the coronavirus situation in the states. After his meeting, PM Modi said India is in a better situation but asked CMs to focus on ensuring transmission is curbed.
“We are in the process of developing our indigenous vaccines, in the process of completing our third-phase trials in the next one or two months,” India’s health minister, Harsh Vardhan told a web conference on the pandemic.
Popular comedian Bharti Singh has been arrested after a round of questioning by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) and recovery of drugs from her residence during a raid.
Countries emphasize potential for cooperation and future partnerships.
The EPP Dialogue also generated a memorandum of understanding-- signed between the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) and the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the U.S.-- that will lay the groundwork for future high-level annual EPP Dialogues, said Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮).
The global race to create vaccines against the novel coronavirus has entered a critical stretch, with Pfizer and Moderna releasing very promising final trial data that has raised the hopes of nations struggling to fight the pandemic. Pfizer, which reported 95% efficacy, has now sought early regulatory approval.
In a virtual forum titled "U.S.-Taiwan Partnership in Challenging Times," U.S. Republican Senator Pat Toomey said it is important to deepen the U.S.' relations with Taiwan.
Speaking at the opening of the conference, Tsai praised the work done by overseas Taiwanese in promoting business opportunities in Taiwan