COVID-19: Pakistan needs India's help, will attend video conference

As corona virus has been declared as global pandemic by WHO, PM Modi invited SAARC countries to discuss the problems and its solution.

Yogita S.
Published on: 14 March 2020 8:14 AM GMT
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Islamabad: As corona virus has been declared as global pandemic by WHO, PM Modi invited SAARC countries to discuss the problems and its solution.

After this, Pakistan also confirmed its presence in the meeting regarding Corona outbreak. According to reports more than 100 countries are suffering from this virus. In India 2 people have lost their lives and almost 90 people are infected with Corona virus.

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In this tough situation when countries trying to find out the solutions and precautions of Corona, PM Narendra Modi invited all South Asean countries to discuss the Novel Coronavirus pandemic.

According to official reports Pakistan will also participate in a video conference of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC).

This announcement was made by Pakistan's Foreign Minister spoksperson Aisha Farooqui. She took to her official Twitter handle and said that Special Assistant to Prime Minister Imran Khan on Health, Zafar Mirza, will attend the conference as "coronavirus requires coordinated efforts at the global and regional level".

"The threat of COVID-19 requires coordinated efforts at the global and regional level. We have communicated that SAPM on Health will be available to participate in the video conference of SAARC member countries on the issue," she tweeted.

After the declaration by WHO, PM Modi earliar tweeted that Earlier on Friday, PM Modi has tweeted, "I would like to propose that the leadership of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) nations to chalk out a strong strategy to fight coronavirus. We could discuss, via video conferencing, ways to keep our citizens healthy."

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Meanwhile, In India all schools, colleges and public places has been closed till the end of the March. Sports league in Delhi and IPL of this year has been postponed.

Release dates of movies has been postponed and caution advertisement is being done by Govt of India.

After the deaths of thousand people in China and then in other countries WHO declared Corona virus as global pandemic.

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Yogita S.

Yogita S.

Media Graduate, News Editor and PR Enthusiast.

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