New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday discussed the situation arising out of the coronavirus pandemic with his Spanish counterpart Pedro Sanchez Perez-Castejon. During the telephonic conversation, the two leaders agreed on the importance of international cooperation to fight the global health crisis. Also Read - 'Agreed to Deploy Full Strength of India-US Partnership to Fight COVID-19,' PM Modi Dials Trump
PM Modi assured the Spanish prime minister that India would be ready to extend support to his country to the best of its ability, while also conveying his deepest condolences for the loss of lives in Spain. Also Read - COVID-19: Modi Speaks to Donald Trump And Spanish PM, Discusses Covid-19 Pandemic
“The two leaders agreed on the importance of international cooperation for fighting the global health crisis,” an official statement said.
The Spanish prime minister agreed with Modi’s observation that the world needed to define a new, human-centric concept of globalisation for the “post-COVID era”.
The two leaders also agreed on the utility of yoga and traditional herbal medicines for providing an easily accessible means to ensure the psychological and physical health of the people confined to their homes due to the pandemic.
They said their teams would remain in constant touch with each other as regards the evolving COVID-19 situation and the requirements emerging from it.
Meanwhile, PM Modi also telephoned US President Donald Trump. Taking to microblogging website Twitter, PM Modi said that they “agreed to deploy the full strength of the India-US partnership to fight the deadly COVID-19”.
(With agency inputs)