PM Modi expresses gratitude to nursing staff on International Nurses Day

Last Modified Wednesday, 12 May 2021 (15:02 IST)
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday expressed gratitude to the on International Day saying that their sense of duty, compassion and commitment towards a healthy India is exemplary.

In a tweet, the Prime Minister said, “is a day to express gratitude to the hardworking nursing staff, who is at the forefront of fighting COVID-19. Their sense of duty, compassion and commitment towards a healthy India is exemplary.”
 
The International Council of Nurses has celebrated this day since 1965.
 
In January 1974, May 12 was chosen to celebrate the day as it is the anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing. (UNI)