The Indian Ambassador to Ireland, Mr Sandeep Kumar has paid tribute to the frontline staff of Sligo University Hospital during a visit on Wednesday.
Mr Kumar thanked senior management and staff at the hospital for their work during the Covid-19 pandemic, as well as meeting some of the staff from India employed at the hospital.
He ffered support from the Embassy for any needs of the hospital and its staff.
Mr Kumar said: “My first visit in Ireland some years ago was to Sligo and I am delighted to get the opportunity to again visit Sligo on my first travel outside Dublin since the Covid outbreak. I am aware of the great job that was carried out in the hospital during the outbreak and I wanted to thank the staff and listen to any issues they may have, that I can support them with.”
Grainne McCann, Sligo University Hospital manager, thanked Mr Kumar for his visit and for the offer of support.
“I want to thank the contribution of staff from India in providing care and treatment to patients in our region over many years.”