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Handing over of medical aid to Government of Trinidad and Tobago

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Handing over of medical aid to Government of Trinidad and Tobago

On behalf of the people and Government of India, H.E. Mr. Arun Kumar Sahu, High Commissioner of India to Trinidad and Tobago handed over the medical consignment to the people and Government of Trinidad and Tobago.

 Dr. Amery Browne, Hon. Minister of Foreign and CARICOM Affairs received the consignments at a virtual ceremony on November, 23, 2020. Minister Browne was accompanied by Ms. Reita Toussaint, Permanent Secretary (Ag.). Minister Browne expressed his deep appreciation of India’s timely support to TT in this time of Coronavirus pandemic even though India, itself is fighting against this huge challenge. The Minister noted that even though the ceremony is brief and simple; it is a valuable one.  The High Commissioner underlined that the relationship between India and Trinidad and Tobago is on a solid foundation and during this time of COVID-19 pandemic, India has made special efforts to express solidarity with her friends across the globe. Following up on Foreign Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar’s telephonic conversation with his counterpart on 30th April this year, the medical supply including much-needed paracetamol, HCQ and protective gears have been supplied for the use of the government and people of TT during these trying times.

Port of Spain
23rd November, 2020