US continues to lend helping hand for India during Covid crisis

On Monday the White house said that the United States will continue to provide a range of assistance to India, as its “important partner” continues to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki told reporters at her daily news conference, that President Joe Biden, who has announced a $100 million worth of COVID-19 assistance to India, is deeply engaged with the assistance program.

Psaki said “The President is, of course, kept abreast of the COVID pandemic – how it’s impacting different regions in the world, including our important partners in India. And he has been deeply engaged as we’ve made determinations about the type of relief and assistance that we can and should provide”.

In response to a question on India’s COVID-19 situation, Psaki said the United States will continue to work through how it can provide assistance to its important partner during this crisis time.

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