India invites Pakistan for SAARC’s virtual workshop to discuss COVID-19 pandemic

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    New Delhi: India will host a health secretary-level meet virtually with other South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation countries on Thursday to discuss the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. Pakistan has also been invited to attend the workshop.

    It is a virtual workshop on management of Covid-19, response to the pandemic and exchange of best practices amid the pandemic.

    On March 15, 2020, during a video conference of the SAARC Heads of State, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had proposed a Coronavirus Emergency Fund for the region.