Washington, PTI US President Donald Trump said that India has helped us in this hour of crisis, it will never be forgotten. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has agreed with the US President, saying that such a difficult time only brings friends closer. Thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday for This drug is believed to be effective in the treatment of corona virus. Trump had urged PM Modi to lift the ban on the export of this drug, which India has accepted. This will help millions of people in the US battling the corona virus.
The US President said in his regular White House press conference on the corona virus, ‘I want to thank Prime Minister of India Modi for giving us the approval to deliver what we requested for him and he is very brilliant. We will remember it. ‘ Earlier, by tweeting, Trump praised Modi for his strong leadership and said that India’s help during the crisis will not be forgotten. He said, ‘An extraordinary time requires close collaboration between friends. Thanks to India and the Indian people for the decision on HCQ. It will not be forgotten. ‘
PM Modi tweeted agreeing with the US President – I completely agree with you, President Donald Trump. Such a difficult time brings friends closer. The India-US partnership is stronger than ever. India will do everything possible to help humanity fight against Covid-19. We will win it together.
Trump tweeted, “Thank you Prime Minister Narendra Modi for your strong leadership in helping not only India but humanity in this fight.” The tweet went viral and was retweeted 60,000 times and liked by over two lakh people. As of Wednesday night, over 14,600 Americans lost their lives due to the contagious disease and more than 4.3 million people have been found infected. Scientific and medical communities are engaged in finding vaccines and cures for this disease.
The US Food and Drug Administration has identified hydroxychloroquine as a potential treatment for Kovid-19 and has been screened in more than 1,500 patients in New York. Trump has purchased more than thirty million tablets of hydroxychloroquine due to its potential to be effective in treating the corona virus. In a phone conversation last week, Trump requested Prime Minister Modi to send the medicine used for the treatment of malaria. India is the main producer of this drug. India had banned its exports, which was removed on Tuesday.
India agreed on Monday to lift the ban to export hydroxychloroquine to the US. Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani had said on Tuesday that three companies of the state would export these drugs to the US. Indian-Americans have welcomed the decision. A supporter of Trump, Al Maison said, ‘President Trump is a dignified and grateful person. When he says that he will not forget this move of India, he says this honestly. He is a true friend of India.
Significantly, the number of patients infected with the corona virus (COVID-19) has reached 1.5 million worldwide. So far, a total of 1,500,830 people have been caught by the deadly virus and this figure is continuously increasing rapidly. At the same time, the number of people killed by getting infected by Covid-19 has reached 87,706. The largest number of cases have been reported in the US (423,135). It is followed by Spain (146,690) and Italy (139,422).