Asserting that India was on the forefront of the continued worldwide efforts to defeat the coronavirus, President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday stated enhancing international cooperation to successfully deal with the pandemic was the necessity of the hour.
At a ceremony throughout which President Kovind accepted credentials from heads of mission from New Zealand, the United Kingdom and Uzbekistan, he stated that India has deep-rooted ties with all of the three nations and was privileged to share with them a typical outlook on key international points.
The president famous that enhancing international cooperation was the necessity of the hour to successfully deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, based on a Rashtrapati Bhavan assertion.
“In this context, he stated that India was in the forefront of ongoing international efforts to defeat the pandemic,” it said.
Expressing happiness over the colourful state of relations with the three nations, President Kovind emphasised that as a member of the UN Security Council for the time period 2021-22, India appeared ahead to working with the worldwide group to strengthen international peace and prosperity.
“This was the second time that credentials presentation in Rashtrapati Bhavan happened through video-conference in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic,” the assertion stated.
The president had in May this 12 months obtained the credentials from the envoys of seven nations by means of video-conference.
David Pine, the High Commissioner of New Zealand, Sir Philip Barton, the High Commissioner of the United Kingdom, and Akhatov Dilshod Khamidovich, the Ambassador of the Republic of Uzbekistan introduced their credentials to the president throughout Wednesday’s ceremony.
President Kovind conveyed his heat needs to the envoys on their appointment.