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PM Modi thanks Bhutan, Nepal for contributing to Covid-19 emergency fund

Modi took to Twitter to thank leaders of the two countries for their contribution

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

PM Modi holds SAARC video summit
PM Modi holds SAARC video summit. Photo: @ANI

Prime Minister on Friday thanked Bhutan and Nepal for contributing to the COVID-19 emergency fund to tackle the spread of the deadly virus in the countries.

Modi took to Twitter to thank leaders of the two countries for their contribution.

Addressing the leaders and representatives on March 15 via video, Modi had proposed the emergency fund with an initial offer of USD 10 million from India for the purpose.

"Gratitude to @PMBhutan Dr. Lotay Tshering for his decision to contribute $100,000 to the COVID-19 Emergency Fund on behalf of the Bhutanese Government." he tweeted.

Modi said it is wonderful to see leaders taking initiatives that are adding strength to the collective fight against

"Deeply appreciate PM @kpsharmaoli's announcement of contribution of NPR 10 crores to the COVID-19 Emergency Fund. It reflects Oli Ji's commitment and support to the collective fight of against the pandemic," he said.

First Published: Fri, March 20 2020. 23:40 IST
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