India Says There Is Support In G-7 For TRIPS Waiver At WTO

There is widespread support among G-7 members on a proposal led by India to waive intellectual property rights for COVID-19 vaccines at WTO.

India Says There Is Support In G-7 For TRIPS Waiver At WTO

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has sought TRIPS waiver at WTO

There is widespread support among G-7 members on a proposal led by India and South Africa to waive intellectual property rights for COVID-19 vaccines at the World Trade Organisation (WTO), a foreign ministry official told reporters on Sunday.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in a video linked address to a G7 summit in Britain on Saturday, sought support for a Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) waiver at the WTO.