SAARC leaders for joint strategy to fight against coronavirus
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SAARC leaders for joint strategy to fight against coronavirus

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New Delhi, Mar 15 : Leading fight against novel coronavirus outbreak and chalking out a strategy to prevent further spread of the infectious viral disease, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday interacted with India's neighbours via videoconferencing with an aim to pool together efforts in containing the pandemic.

With the Coronavirus claiming about 5,000 lives across the globe and infecting nearly 1.5 lakh people, Prime Minister Modi's initiative calling upon the SAARC leaders to interact via video-conferencing found prompt and ready support and his appeal for coordinated action drew instant approval and response from Maldivian President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, Bhutanese Prime Minister Lotay Tshering, Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Nepalese Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani.(UNI)

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