West Indies’ famous person opener Chris Gayle on Friday thanked Indian PM Narendra Modi for donating COVID-19 vaccine to Jamaica. India has donated as many as 5,00,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine to Jamaica, a rustic Gayle and lots of different world-class athletes hail from.
“PM Modi, the Authorities of India and the folks of India, I need to thanks all on your donation of the vaccine to Jamaica. We admire it,” Chris Gayle mentioned in a video.
Even the Jamaican Well being and Wellness Minister Dr Christopher Tufton thanked the Indian authorities for his or her donation of the COVID-19 vaccine because the virus “continues to grapple with its personal public well being crises brought on by the pandemic.”
“Our success is, partly, decided by our means to cooperate and assist one another to fill emergent gaps, whereas searching for to safeguard the absolute best well being outcomes for our folks affected by this risk. We’re counting on the general public well being system and the partnerships we have now established to make that attainable,” Tufton had mentioned.
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Chris Gayle thanks PM Modi for India’s donation of COVID-19 vaccine to Jamaica – Watch video
Jamaican cricketer Chris Gayle thanks India for sending COVID19 vaccines to Jamaica
“PM Modi, the Authorities of India and the folks of India, I need to thanks all on your donation of the vaccine to Jamaica. We admire it,” he says pic.twitter.com/8iSa3yhYcs
— ANI (@ANI) March 19, 2021
Not solely Gayle however West Indies’ star all-rounder Andre Russell had additionally issued a video message to thank PM Modi for the donation.
“I simply need to say a giant, large, large thanks to Prime Minister Modi and the India Excessive Fee. The vaccines are right here and we’re excited. I might like to see the world going again to regular. Jamaica folks actually admire it and simply to indicate that we’re greater than shut, India and Jamaica at the moment are brothers. I admire it and keep protected over there. Peace,” Russell, also referred to as Dre Russ, had mentioned.
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The video was posted by the Indian Embassy in Jamaica.
Gayle and Russell are amongst a plethora of gamers from the West Indies who shall be heading to India for the 14th version of Indian Premier League (IPL). The profitable T20 match is scheduled to begin from April 9 with defending champions Mumbai Indians locking horns with Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore on the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.
Whereas Gayle shall be seen enjoying for Punjab Kings in IPL 2021, Russell shall be donning Kolkata Knight Riders jersey for the match.