New Delhi: The central government on Thursday said that it is taking up the issue of easing travel restrictions for Indians with foreign governments in view of the improvement in the situation of corona virus in the country. Indian students studying in institutions in China, Italy and many other countries are staying here in view of travel restrictions.
Asked when the World Health Organization (WHO) would recognize Covaxin, he said the vaccine’s maker Bharat Biotech Ltd had submitted the request along with all necessary documents to the global body earlier this month.
< p style="text-align: justify;">Bagchi said that more than half of the European Union (EU) member countries have recognized the vaccine Kovishield, manufactured by the Pune-based Serum Institute of India.
Asked about reports of US Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s visit to India next week, a State Department spokesperson said details would be shared as updates become available.
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