USAID Administrator reviews Kovid-19 help to India, talks with Indian Ambassador – usaid administrator reviews kovid 19 help to india. talks with indian ambassador
Washington, May 4 (UNI) USAID Administrator Samantha Power reviewed the Kovid-19 assistance being given to India shortly after being sworn in by Vice President Kamla Harris and held an online meeting with Indian Ambassador Taranjit Singh Sandhu. Reaffirmed that America will continue to work tirelessly to help the people of India in the fight against the deadly virus.
The United States International Development Agency (USAID) said in a statement that Power communicated directly with teams dealing with the global Kovid-19 pandemic and focused its attention specifically on the pandemic outbreak in India.
USAID is an independent agency of the US federal government whose primary responsibility is to provide civilian foreign aid and development assistance.
Power, a former US ambassador to the United Nations, called on USAID’s Covid-19 Task Force to discuss America’s global relief efforts.
Jeremy Kondike, executive director of the Task Force and other personnel briefed India about US aid, including oxygen cylinders, N95 masks, rapid diagnostic tests and supplies of medicines via six aircraft.
During the meeting, he once again confirmed that the US would continue to work 24 hours to provide assistance and assistance to its partners in India.
He outlined the recently issued guidelines that would make it easier to acquire life-saving personal protective equipment.
Power also spoke to USAID’s mission in New Delhi and inquired about the work being done by the mission to help Indians and the impact of the epidemic on mission personnel and their families.
USAID said in a statement that Power met Sandhu, the Indian ambassador to the US online. During the meeting, he reaffirmed that the US would work tirelessly to support the people of India and sent heartfelt condolences on behalf of the American people.
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