Indian Americans pillar of support in COVID-19 fight: Ambassador Sandhu

Indian-Americans have been a pillar of support for India in its fight against COVID-19, Ambassador Taranjit Singh Sandhu said here.

Sandhu, India’s Ambassador to the US, held a virtual interaction with some of the prominent Indian-American leaders from across the country on Thursday, during which he appreciated their overwhelming support.

“Interacted with Indian American community leaders across the US this afternoon. Diaspora in the US has been a strong pillar of support in our fight against the pandemic. Appreciate their efforts,” Sandhu said in a tweet later.

The outpour of assistance demonstrates the strength of the India-US partnership, he noted, and briefed the representatives about India’s immediate requirements in the fight against the pandemic.

The Ambassador assured that the embassy and the consulates remain fully committed in facilitating and channelizing the community’s offers of assistance.

Several leaders of the community spoke during the interaction, outlining their efforts to contribute to the ongoing efforts in all possible manner.

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