New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted today that he will address the nation at 10 AM. The announcement comes a day after India scripted history by becoming only the second country after China to reach the one billion COVID-19 vaccinations milestone mark. A tweet from his office read: “PM Narendra Modi will address the nation at 10 AM today.”
“On Thursday, India’s cumulative Covid-19 vaccination coverage crossed 1 billion. We achieved a target which was difficult, but extraordinary”, said PM Modi during his address to the nation on Friday morning.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi also changed the profile picture of his Twitter handle to mark India’s landmark achievement of administering more than 100 crore COVID-19 vaccinations. The profile picture of PM Modi read, “Congratulations India-100 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses administered.”
Earlier on Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanked world leaders for their wishes on India crossing the 100 crore COVID-19 vaccinations mark. The country achieved the milestone of administering 100 crore COVID-19 vaccines.