Nirmala Sitharaman, the Minister of Finance for India, was taken to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi and admitted to a private ward there. Around noon, she was brought to AIIMS for treatment. According to the news agency PTI, the Union Minister paid floral tributes to the former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at ‘Sadaiv Atal’ in Delhi on the occasion of Vajpayee’s 98th birth anniversary. The ceremony took place on the day of Vajpayee’s birth anniversary.
Sources claim that Sitharaman has been brought to AIIMS for the annual regular checkup that is standard procedure. In addition to this, they stated that she will most likely leave after lunch.
Nirmala Sitharaman paid tribute to Late Atal Bihari Vajpayee yesterday
On December 24, the Finance Minister presided over a convocation ceremony at a university in the state of Tamil Nadu. During the event, she stated that India is known all over the world as the pharmacy capital of the world. Nirmala Sitharaman went on to say that India satisfies fifty percent of the demand for generic medicine in all of Africa, forty percent of the demand for generic medicine in the United States, and twenty-five percent of the demand for all pharmaceuticals in the United Kingdom.
She had mentioned India’s pharmaceutical prowess during the 35th annual convocation of The Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University. She added that the country produces approximately 60 percent of the world’s vaccines and 70 percent of the vaccines used by the World Health Organization for essential immunization schemes.
The Second Female Finance Minister of India
Nirmala Sitharaman is an Indian economist and politician who has been the country’s Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs since 2019. Sitharaman has been a member of the Rajya Sabha since 2014. Sitharaman formerly served as India’s Defence Minister, becoming the country’s second female defense minister and second female finance politician after Indira Gandhi, and the first full-time female minister to occupy both positions. She formerly worked as a national spokesperson for the Bharatiya Janata Party.
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