Nurses Personify Abundant Compassion: PM Modi On International Nurses Day

Publish On: 12 May, 2020 05:43 PM | Updated   |   Shivalik  

On Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to his official Twitter handle to express his gratitude to the front-line workers on the occasion of the International Nurses Day. He said that the nurses were doing great work “towards defeating COVID-19."

The prime minister said that the nursing community is hardworking and “personify abundant compassion.”

“International Day of the Nurse is a special day to express gratitude to the phenomenal nurses working round the clock to keep our planet healthy. Presently, they are doing great work towards defeating COVID-19. We are extremely grateful to the nurses and their families,” the prime minister tweeted.

“Inspired by Florence Nightingale, our hardworking nursing staff personify abundant compassion. Today, we also reiterate our commitment to keep working for welfare of nurses and devote greater attention to opportunities in this field so that there is no shortage of caregivers,” the prime minister said. 

Lauding the nurses, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said that they were the backbone of the medical industry 

nd their role in containing the spread of coronavirus is “remarkable”.

“On #InternationalNursesDay, I express my gratitude towards all the nurses serving humanity across the world. Nurses are the backbone of our medical sector. Their role in containing the spread of COVID-19 is truly remarkable. India salutes our nurses for their tireless efforts,” the home minister tweeted.

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi thanked the nursing community for working tirelessly, round the clock to save lives and called them “the unsung heroes” and rightly so!