Today PM Modi will address global summit on COVID-19 hosted by US President Joe Biden

Preventing pandemic fatigue and prioritising preparedness’, is the theme of Modi’s presentation today while addressing the virtual summit which will be live streamed from 6: 30 pm to 7.45 pm.

May 12, 2022 08:09 am

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is said participate in the second global virtual summit on COVID-19 on being hosted by US president Joe Biden, the ministry of external affairs said.

The summit intends to galvanise new actions to address the continued challenges of the pandemic and build a stronger global health security architecture, the ministry said in a statement.

The Prime Minister will deliver his remarks in the opening session of the virtual summit on the theme ‘Preventing pandemic fatigue and prioritising preparedness’. The session will be live streamed from 6: 30 pm to 7.45 pm, it said.

“Other participants are co-hosts of the event - heads of state/government of Belize in its capacity as chair of CARICOM, Senegal as chair of African Union, Indonesia as President of G20 and Germany as President of G7 respectively. Secretary General of the United Nations, Director General of World Health Organization and other dignitaries would also participate,” the statement said.

The Caribbean Community is an intergovernmental organisation of 15 member states in the Caribbean region having the primary objective to promote economic integration and cooperation among the members.

India recorded 2,505 new COVID-19 cases and 52 deaths On May 11, according to the Union Health Ministry. While the total number of cases stands at 43,112,690, the total deaths reported are 522,864.