New Delhi, May 15:
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and philanthropist Bill Gates discussed over a video conference the global response to COVID-19, and the importance of global coordination in scientific innovation and research to combat the pandemic.
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation co-chair Bill Gates and Prime Minister Modi agreed that given India’s willingness and capacity to contribute to global efforts, it was important for New Delhi to be included in the global discussions for coordinating responses to the pandemic.
Modi also underlined the conscious approach that India has adopted in its fight against the health crisis. He said that India would be happy to contribute to such an analytical exercise, based on its own experiences.