In June, WHO had accepted Bharat Biotech's EOI i.e. Expression of Interest for its approval.
The decision was taken by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa after a meeting with the COVID-19 task force.
The Australian Foreign Minister and Defense Minister will also meet PM Modi at around 4.30 PM today.
In today's meeting, both the top officials are likely to discuss the current geopolitical situation.
PM Modi will reach New York to attend the annual high level UNGA session.
From September 6 onwards, travel ban will be lifted for 9 countries.
USA, Russia, Brazil are facing severe surge in COVID-19 cases due to the delta variant.