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Website launched by SAARC Disaster Management Centre for COVID-19 information

The Disaster Management Centre of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation has launched a website related to COVID-19. The website shows number of Corona virus Cases in member states. Highlights According to the website, currently there are 960 cases of Corona Virus in the SAARC region. Recently the SAARC leaders held a video conference to ..

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In-Person G7 Summit Cancelled; To be held through Video-Conferencing

The US President Donald Trump has cancelled an in-person G7 Summit and is to conduct the summit through video conferencing. This is being done due to the increasing threat of Corona Virus. What is G7? The G7 organization is made up of the largest economies of the world namely France, Canada, US, UK, Italy, Japan ..

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Saudi Arabia to hold virtual G20 Summit as that of India’s SAARC

On March 17, 2020, PM Modi interacted with the Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman. Prime Minister shared about India’s preparedness to fight against Corona Virus. He also mooted the idea of SAARC like virtual conference among G20 nations. SAARC Conference Recently, with India’s initiation, a virtual conference of SAARC leaders were recently held. ..

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PM Modi to visit Thailand for ASEAN, East Asia and RCEP summits

PM Modi will embark a three-day visit to Thailand to participate in the ASEAN, East Asia and RCEP summits. In 2018, India had hosted the Indo-ASEAN summit commemorating its 25th anniversary, where all the 10 ASEAN leaders participated. Later the Delhi Declaration was adopted where the leaders agreed to further strengthen and deepen ASEAN-India strategic ..

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5th Heart of Asia conference begins in Pakistan

The fifth edition of ‘Heart of Asia’ conference, an annual regional gathering of Asian and other countries commenced in Islamabad Pakistan. Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani jointly inaugurated the ministerial-level meeting. Key facts Theme of the meeting: ‘Heart of Asia-Istanbul Process: Enhanced cooperation for countering security threats and promoting connectivity ..

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