- Initiative highlights coordinated efforts of countries to fight coronavirus pandemic.
- The colours of the Indian flag are projected on to the Matternhorn on Friday night.
The Zermatt Tourism office in Switzerland on Friday night projected Indian national flag on the iconic Matterhorn mountain in the country to express solidarity with the India in its fight against COVID 19. The flags of countries like the US, the UK, Japan and Germany were also put up on different days. The initiative highlights the coordinated efforts countries have undertaken to fight the coronavirus pandemic.
In a statement, Zermatt dedicated the projection to the citizens and residents of India, saying: “Many countries suffer from the coronavirus. We give hope and strength to the people of the India and the many expats living there. The Matterhorn shines for them tonight. Together we will overcome the crisis. Therefore we have projected the flag of India٫ the Matterhorn, more than 1,000 metres [tall]. We express our solidarity with India and hope that this sign will give all people hope and courage to overcome the crisis.”