The Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis received 20,000 vaccines from the Republic of India, on Monday March 1st 2021.
Shortly after landing at the Robert Llewelyn Bradshaw International Airport in St. Kitts, Prime Minister, Dr. the Hon Timothy Harris, received the vaccines from High Commissioner of India, His Excellency Dr. K.J. Srinivasa.
Also in attendance at the handover ceremony were Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Hon. Mark Brantley, Federal Minister of Health, the Hon. Akilah Byron-Nisbett, Honourables Lindsay Grant and Vincent Byron Jr., Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Hazel Laws as well as Medical Chief of Staff at the JNF General Hospital, Dr. Cameron Wilkinson.
His Excellency Dr. Srinivasa made this comment following the vaccines arrival:
He also spoke about the larger vaccine donation India has made to the Caribbean Region, as a whole: