Effective April 10, Japan will recognize India’s COVID-19 vaccine COVAXIN, manufactured by Bharat Biotech, to facilitate travel between India and Japan. “Effective April 10, 2022, the Government of Japan is adding the locally designed and manufactured COVID-19 vaccine COVAXIN by Bharat Biotech of India as one of the recognized vaccines for 1st and 2nd doses to further facilitate travel of the India to Japan,” the Embassy announced on Twitter. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Fumio Kishida, for example, welcomed the Quad leaders’ summits in March 2022 and September 2021, respectively, and reaffirmed their commitment to delivering tangible results on the positive and constructive agenda of the Quad, especially on COVID vaccines, critical and emerging technologies, climate action, infrastructure coordination, cybersecurity, space and education.
They looked forward to advancing the Quad cooperation at the upcoming Quad Leaders Summit in Japan in the coming months. At the end of March, the two leaders reaffirmed the importance of collaborative projects between the two countries in the Indo-Pacific region and welcomed the expansion of these projects to ASEAN, Pacific island countries and other countries. others. In a joint press release, the two leaders also acknowledged the progress of ongoing projects in Bangladesh. “The Prime Ministers reaffirmed the importance of collaborative projects between India and Japan in the Indo-Pacific region. They acknowledged the progress of ongoing projects in Bangladesh and look forward to exploring the expansion of such cooperation to ASEAN, Pacific Island countries and others,” the press release read. Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida also took the opportunity to hail India’s Indo-Pacific Ocean Initiative (IPOI) launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2019. The main objective of the IPOI is to ensure the safety, security and stability of the maritime domain. .
Summary of news:
- To promote travel between the two countries, Japan recognized India’s COVAXIN
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