NEW DELHI: Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister of India is all set to attend the conference organised by G20 regarding the globally spread coronavirus outbreak today i.e. 26 March 2020, through video conferencing.
The emergency conference which is titled G-20 Virtual will be chaired by Saudi Arabia. An action plan to tackle the highly-contagious and deadly coronavirus is expected from it.
As per close sources, the conferencing is to take place from the evening of 5:30 pm till 7:00 pm.
A tweet was also posted by Narendra Modi regarding the forthcoming conference and how it will play an essential role in battling the life-endangering coronavirus pandemic. An effective discussion regarding more measures of preventing the virus and mitigating its effect is to take place in the virtual summit.
The #G20 has an important global role to play in addressing the COVID-19 pandemic. I look forward to productive discussions tomorrow at the #G20VirtualSummit, being coordinated by the Saudi G20 Presidency. @g20org @KingSalman— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) March 25, 2020
The prime minister himself said that he is expecting the event to turn out to be very beneficial and expects to have an effective discussion regarding this global level pandemic.
A 21-day long lockdown has already been initiated by the government to stabilise the spread of the virus, districts have been sealed nationwide and major transportation facilities have also been put on hold. Earlier a curfew was initiated until 31st March, following which all public places like teaching institutions, malls, multiplexes got shut down. The recently imposed national lockdown will last till 15 April 2020.