Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi had a telephone conversation yesterday with Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel.
The two leaders discussed the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the response strategies adopted by their respective Governments to the health crisis.
The leaders explored possible collaboration between India and Israel in fighting the pandemic, including by improving availability of pharmaceutical supplies and by innovative use of high technology. They agreed to maintain a focused channel of communication to explore such synergies.
PM of Israel agreed with the Prime Minister that the COVID-19 pandemic is an important turning point in modern history, and offers an opportunity to forge a new vision of globalisation focused on the shared interests of humanity as a whole.
Earlier on April 2nd, PM Modi spoke to the Prince of Wales, Charles, and spoke on Covid 19. Prince Charles has just come out of self-isolation after recovering from Coronavirus. Heir to the British throne is now said to be in ‘good health’.
PM Modi also thanked him for taking an active interest in Ayurveda. He explained the recent Indian initiative aimed at teaching basic yoga exercises through short animation videos, and disseminating easy home-made traditional remedies for enhancing immunity.