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PM Modi Proposes COVID-19 Emergency Fund in Video Call With SAARC Heads, Pledges $10 Million

Mar 16, 2020 01:48 PM IST India India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with leaders and representatives from SAARC nations is participating in a video conference to chalk out a joint strategy to fight the coronavirus outbreak that has killed over 5,000 people worldwide. The coronavirus, officially called COVID-19, has claimed two lives in India with the number of infected patients climbing to 107. Modi had on Friday proposed formulation of a joint strategy by the SAARC nations to fight coronavirus, a suggestion that was backed by all the member states.