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Press Release - High Commissioner H.E. Gaitri Issar Kumar's visit to Wockhardt Limited, UK - 26 July 2021

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Press Release

High Commissioner H.E. Gaitri Issar Kumar visited Wockhardt Limited, UK at their facility in Wrexham, North Wales on 26 July 2021. Wockhardt Limited is an Indian pharmaceutical company having a state-of-the-art vaccine fill-finish facility in Wrexham. During the visit, High Commissioner was given a tour of the plant, which is producing Oxford/Astra Zeneca COVID-19 vaccine for the UK Government in addition to other products. The company creates large number of jobs and plays a key role in the economic growth of the region.

High Commissioner, in her address, highlighted that India-UK are natural partners and healthcare has been identified as a top priority sector for economic engagement.

During the visit, High Commissioner also interacted with Hon MP Sarah Atherton, other parliamentarians, Mayors, academicians, artists and Indian community members.

This visit is part of High Commission's reach out to local leaders, Indian businesses and diaspora community in the UK.


27 July 2021