After attending the Quad leaders summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that India's vaccine production capacity will be expanded with the support of Japan, United States, Australia to serve the countries in the Indo-Pacific region.
In a series of tweets, the PM said, " Had fruitful discussions with President Joe Biden, Prime Minister Scott Morrison and PM Yoshihide Suga @sugawitter at the first Quad summit. Reiterated India's commitment to a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific in line with our vision of SAGAR - Security and Growth for all in the Region."
In another tweet, he further added, "United in our fight against COVID-19, we launched a landmark Quad partnership to ensure accessibility of safe COVID-19 vaccines. India’s formidable vaccine production capacity will be expanded with support from Japan, the US & Australia to assist countries in the Indo-Pacific region. "
The Prime Minister said that the summit will be a positive force aiming for global good and peace, stability and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific a d Quad will act as a strong pillar of stability in the region. He tweeted, "Our discussions today on vaccines, climate change, and emerging technologies make the Quad a positive force for global good and for peace, stability and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific."
After attending the first Quad summit, he also said, "We will work together, closer than ever before, for advancing our shared values and promoting a secure, stable and prosperous Indo-Pacific. Today's summit meeting shows that Quad has come of age. It will now remain an important pillar of stability in the region."
During the start of the meet, US President Joe Biden said, "We have a clear idea about our commitments...Our region is governed by international law, committed to all the universal values and free from coercion but I am optimistic about our prospect."
The Quadrilateral Security Dialogue or ''Quad' is an informal strategic forum with the US, Japan, Australia, and India introduced in 2007. It was established as a buffer against Beijing in 2017.