Made-in-India Vaccine Arrive in Kuwait

The Embassy of India, Kuwait welcomes the arrival in Kuwait of Made-in-India AstraZeneca COVISHIELD Vaccines manufactured by Serum Institute of India, Pune.


A shipment of two hundred thousand doses of ‘Made-in-India’ COVISHIELD vaccines has reached Kuwait in the early hours of 01 February 2021. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic last year, Republic of India and the State of Kuwait have seen close bilateral cooperation in fighting the pandemic together.

As the ‘Pharmacy of the World’ and the largest manufacturer of vaccines globally, India is contributing with Indian-made vaccines to many countries in the neighborhood and beyond. Under Mission ‘Vaccine Maitri’, India has shared vaccines with more than fifteen countries worldwide, including many countries in the GCC region.

More than 90 countries have requested India for export of Made-in-India vaccines. India began the World’s Largest Vaccination Drive on 16 January, 2021 and within a span of 15 days, has vaccinated over 4 million frontline workers, fastest anywhere in the world.

The COVISHIELD vaccines come bearing the ancient Sanskrit Mantra, ‘Sarve Santu Niramayah’ meaning ‘May All Be Free From Disease’.