Covishield Recognised In Italy, Vaccinated Indians Can Now Get Green Pass

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Covishield Recognised In Italy, Vaccinated Indians Can Now Get Green Pass

The Indian embassy tweeted saying Indian "vaccine Card Holders" are now eligible for Green Pass (File)

Rome:

Italy recognised India's COVID-19 vaccine Covishield on Friday, said the Embassy of India in Italy. After the move, Indian vaccine cardholders are now eligible for 'Green Pass' in the European country.

This comes after a meeting between Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya and his Italian counterpart Roberto Speranza.

Taking to Twitter, the Embassy of India in Italy said, "As an outcome of G20Health Ministers' meeting btw Hon'ble @mansukhmandviya & Italian Health Minister @robersperanza coupled with @MEAIndia persistent efforts @MinisteroSalute recognises India's Covishield. Indian vaccine Card Holders are now eligible for GreenPass @SerumInstIndia. (sic)"

As an outcome of G20Health Ministers' meeting btw Hon'ble @mansukhmandviya & Italian Health Minister @robersperanza coupled with @MEAIndia persistent efforts @MinisteroSalute recognises India's Covishield. Indian vaccine CardHolders are now eligible for GreenPass@SerumInstIndia

— India in Italy (@IndiainItaly) September 24, 2021

Earlier on Wednesday, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, while interacting with his Italian counterpart Luigi Di Maio, discussed challenges related to vaccine accessibility and smooth travel.

Foreign Minister of Italy Luigi Di Maio is the current G20 chair.

"Discussed challenges related to vaccine accessibility and smooth travel. Look forward to joining him at a discussion on Afghanistan tomorrow," Mr Jaishankar tweeted.

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