India-Japan partnership can help develop new solutions for post-Covid world, says PM Modi

India-Japan partnership can help develop new solutions for post-Covid world, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the India-Japan special strategic and global partnership can help develop new technologies and solutions for the post-COVID world.

PM Modi made these remarks on Twitter after speaking with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe on the situation arising out of the coronavirus outbreak.

"Had a fruitful discussion with my friend, Japanese PM @abeshinzo about the COVID-19 pandemic. The India-Japan Special Strategic & Global Partnership can help develop new technologies and solutions for the post-COVID world - for our peoples, for the Indo-Pacific region, and for the world," PM Modi said.

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe had recently declared a state of emergency in Tokyo and six other prefectures to contain the spread of the killer virus.

PM Modi also spoke with Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on the coronavirus issue.

"Spoke today with Prime Minister of Nepal, Shri @kpsharmaoli. We discussed the prevailing situation due to COVID-19," PM Modi tweeted.

"I appreciate the determination of the people of Nepal to fight this challenge. We stand in solidarity with Nepal in our common fight against COVID-19," PM Modi said.