Modi had attended the first virtual Covid Summit in September 2021
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the second virtual Global Covid Summit hosted by US President Joe Biden on May 12 at the invitation of the latter. The summit whose topic is “Preventing Pandemic Fatigue and Prioritising Preparedness’’ aims to get new measures underway that would help face the constant challenges brought by the covid -19 pandemic and build a more robust worldwide health security infrastructure. The session will commence at 6.30 pm and will be telecasted live.
India, keeping WHO at its center is actively working on ways to strengthen and improve the global health security architecture. In the fight against the covid 19 pandemic, India developed affordable local testing technologies, supplied low-cost vaccines and medicines to foreign nations, and provided amenities for health care workers.
The virtual encounter is jointly hosted by the government of Belize as Chair of CARICOM, Indonesia as President of G20, Senegal as Chair of African Union, and Germany as President of G7, respectively. Also, attending the summit will be the United Nation’s Secretary-General, Director General of World Health Organization, and other notable people.