India sent 200,000 units of the AstraZeneca vaccine against Kovid-19 to Denmark last week, where they would be safely stored and distributed to UN peacekeepers, serving in various missions around the world.
The head of the UN peacekeeper, Jean-Pierre, said, “The effective implementation of the Kovid-19 vaccine for all peacekeepers is a priority for the United Nations to protect our people and their ability to carry on their important work.” . ” Lacrosics.
United Nations operational support officer Atul Khare said the donation will ensure that UN peacekeepers remain healthy and can do their job in some of the world’s harshest environments, without having previously overburdened national security systems Was. Currently, more than 95,000 UN peacekeepers are deployed in 12 missions.
At the same time, the department headed by Atul Khare is entering into agreements to support national efforts to immunize UN citizens and family members in the UN system.
“This step, especially for the United Nations, reflects India’s strong commitment to global peace and multilateralism,” said Renata Deslin, the United Nations Resident Coordinator in India.