New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lead the country during a SAARC meeting via video conferencing tomorrow to discuss about a strategy to fight COVID-19.
Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson, Raveesh Kumar, said in a tweet, “Coming together for common good! 15 March, 1700 IST PM @narendramodi will lead India at the video conference of all SAARC member countries, to chalk out a strong common strategy to fight COVID-19 in the region.”
SAARC members is coming together to face the global threat of the Coronavirus and to find a way to tackle the problem which has engulfed many countries across the world.
Narendra Modi in a tweet spoke about his meeting with SAARC members, “Timely action for a healthier planet. Tomorrow at 5 PM, leaders of SAARC nations will discuss, via conferencing, a roadmap to fight the challenge of COVID-19 Novel Coronavirus. I am confident that our coming together will lead to effective outcomes and benefit our citizens.”
The total COVID-19 infected cases rose to 84 today. There have been only two deaths so far, one from Karnataka and the other death reported from Delhi. The Central government has been on high alert since the COVID-19 began spreading outside China. India’s timely intervention to quarantine the infected persons and effective screening has put the number of reported cases to a minimum.