Hyderabad: Ambassadors and High Commissioners of around 80 nations will visit Hyderabad on December 9 to visit Bharat Biotech and BE limited which are working on the COVID-19 vaccine.
According to an official release, Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar on Friday, held a meeting with an advance team, including Chief of Protocol Nagesh Singh and other senior officials of the State government and discussed the arrangements to be made in connection with the high profile visit.
“Chief Secretary informed that the dignitaries will be visiting Bharat Biotech Limited and Biological E limited, the industrial units which are working on the COVID-19 vaccine in the country. He asked the officials to make foolproof arrangements duly following all the COVID-19 protocols during the visit of the dignitaries,” the release said.
Around five well equipped buses and a special medical team, should be put in place for the envoys. A presentation should also be made to showcase the State’s potential in the production and supply of vaccine and should also include the Pharma City and Genome Valley, he added.
The Ministry of External Affairs is organising the visit of Ambassadors and High Commissioners to familiarise the foreign envoys about some key research and development activities being done by the country, according to the release.