Indian tricolor of more than 1,000 metres in size was projected on Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt, Switzerland to express solidarity to all Indians in the fight against coronavirus (COVID 19). PM Narendra Modi has reacted to this
Geneva: To show solidarity with India during these difficult times due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Switzerland has projected the Indian flag on the mighty Matterhorn mountain.
On its Twitter account, the Indian embassy in Switzerland shared a picture of the Indian tricolour being projected on the Matterhorn mountain.
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It wrote, “INDIAN TRICOLOR ON THE MATTERHORN MOUNTAIN: Indian Tricolor of more than 1000 meters in size projected on Matterhorn Mountain, Zermatt, Switzerland to express Solidarity to all Indians in the fight against COVID 19. A big Thank You to @zermatt_tourism for the gesture. @MEAIndia (sic).”
The world is fighting COVID-19 together.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) April 18, 2020
Humanity will surely overcome this pandemic. https://t.co/7Kgwp1TU6A
Prime Minister Narendra Modi shared this tweet and wrote, “The world is fighting COVID-19 together. Humanity will surely overcome this pandemic.”
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On Matterhorn’s Instagram page, it was written, “Hope and strength to all Indians” with the picture of the tricolour being projected on the mountain.
Currently, India is under a lockdown until May 3 to contain the spread of the coronavirus.
“At 4,478 metres, the majestic Matterhorn – certainly the most famous mountain in Europe – looms over the breathtaking Alpine panorama. This Switzerland landmark is at the border of the western Swiss canton of Valais between Zermatt and the Italian resort of Breuil-Cervinia, and offers a paradise for all nature-lovers looking for peace and quiet. Its symmetric pyramid shape, the rocky tooth reaching the sky and the light reflections of the nearby Stellisee make the Matterhorn’s landscape a unique natural spectacle in Zermatt,” Matterhorn’s official website stated.
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Last Updated Apr 18, 2020, 5:40 PM IST