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).”

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.