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Harsh Vardhan Shringla is an Indian diplomat serving as the 33rd and the current Foreign Secretary of India since 29 January, 2020.
Afghanistan Ambassador to India Farid Mamundzay on Monday expressed condolences over the death of Vinesh Kalra, Consul General of India in Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan.
India has worked with South Africa and other partners in the WTO to seek relaxation in the norms of the TRIPS agreement, Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla said on Friday and noted that this waiver will be an important step for enabling the rapid scaling up of manufacture and timely availability of affordable COVID-19 vaccines and essential medical products on a global basis.
The Coronavirus cases across the globe have breached the 150 million mark, according to the latest update by Johns Hopkins University.
Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Thursday informed that some essential medical supplies and equipment to combat the COVID-19 surge in India are being sourced from China.
As India is currently in the throes of a deadly second wave of COVID-19 pandemic, Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Thursday stressed that all missions and Ambassadors are highly receptive and extremely adept to meet the immediate requirements.
Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla, while elaborating on international cooperation amid the devastating second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, on Thursday said that the objective is to channelise the assistance sought and received by the country in an effective manner.
Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Friday noted that the shortcomings of the current multilateral system were laid bare by the COVID-19 pandemic and asserted that there is no retreat from multilateralism or globalisation.
India is taking a lead in international cooperation in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla said on Wednesday.