BRAZILIAN President Jair Bolsonaro has thanked India for supplying COVID-19 vaccines to his country and shared on social media an illustration of Lord Hanuman bringing ‘Sanjivani booti’ from India to Brazil. Responding to Bolsonaro on Twitter, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, “The honour is ours, President @jairbolsonaro to be a trusted partner of Brazil in fighting the Covid-19 pandemic together.
We will continue to strengthen our cooperation on healthcare.” On Friday, India began commercial exports of COVID-19 vaccines and sent two million doses each to Brazil and Morocco. In a tweet, Brazilian President Bolsonaro said, “Namaskar, PM @narendramodi. Brazil feels honoured to have a great partner to overcome a global obstacle by joining efforts.”