Modi proposes to establish SAARC Emergency Fund to fight COVID-19

KATHMANDU, March 15: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has proposed the SAARC member states to establish an Emergency Fund to tackle the possible outbreak of Covid-19.

He said so while addressing a video conference of the SAARC heads of states/governments this evening.

Modi also announced to provide 10 million US dollars for the fund from the Indian side.

He also shared that the foreign secretary of India will further initiate and coordinate to establish such a fund.

PM Modi opined to keep the teams of experts and doctors alert to depute in the risky zones at any time. RSS