West Indies Cricketer Andre Russell Thanks PM Modi For Sending COVID-19 Vaccines To Jamaica

West Indies cricketer Andre Russell wrote,” I just want to say a big thank you to Prime Minister Modi and the India High Commission for sending COVID-19 vaccines to Jamaica”.

In a video posted by the official Twitter handle of the High Commission of India in Jamaica, Russell said, “I just want to say a big, big, big thank you to Prime Minister Modi and the India High Commission. The vaccines are here and we are excited. I would love to see the world going back to normal. Jamaica people really appreciate it and just to show that we are more than close, India and Jamaica are now brothers. I appreciate it and stay safe over there. Peace.”


Earlier this month, Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness thanked India for sending 50,000 doses of coronavirus vaccines. He tweeted saying, “I am extremely pleased to report that yesterday afternoon, we received our first shipment of 50,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine donated by the Government of India. We express our deep appreciation to the Government and people of India for this very much-needed support.”

On March 8, the made-in-India vaccines reached Jamaica under the ‘Vaccine Maitri’ initiative.

Furthermore, last week former West Indies cricketers Viv Richards, Richie Richardson, Jimmy Adams and Ramnaresh Sarwan thanked PM Modi for providing COVID-19 vaccines to the Caribbean countries under the ‘Vaccine Maitri’ initiative.