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Ottawa, Apr 11 (Canadian-Media): An update on the steps taken by Canada and India to minimize disruptions to critical global supply chains related to essential medical products and pharmaceutical supplies amid the COVID-19 pandemic was provided by Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade and Piyush Goyal, India’s Minister of Railways and Minister of Commerce and Industry during their call on Apr 9, media reports said.
Mary Ng. Image credit: Twitter handle
Critical flow of continued cross-border of medical supplies to minimize the spread of the virus was ensured during their discussion.
Canada’s plans to increase its production of critical medical supplies to meet domestic needs and contribute to the international COVID-19 response was elaborated by Mary Ng.
Minister Ng also thanked Piyush Goyal for India’s assistance in helping to bring Canadians home during the pandemic.
Piyush Goyal. Image credit: Twitter handle