New Delhi, Apr 16: The hydroxychlorquine tablets for Afghanistan will be sent from the SAARC COVID-19 Emergency Fund which was set up following the suggestion made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi last month.
New Delhi, Apr 10: Following Pakistan’s pledge of 3 million USD for the fund proposed by Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, India has said that each SAARC member state can decide on the timing and manner of implementation of the COVID-19 Emergency Fund commitments.
New Delhi, Apr 10: Pakistan is aiming to score narrow political goals by attempting to bring India’s initiatives to collectively fight the coronavirus pandemic in the SAARC region under the formal umbrella of the grouping, government sources told PTI.
New Delhi, Mar 25: Pakistan is the only SAARC nation that has not contributed to the COVID-19 fund for grouping. The grouping has already received commitments to the tune of 18.8 million USD.
It may be recalled that the fund was created with an initial contribution of 10 million USD from India. This was announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a video conferencing with the leaders of the grouping on March 15.
New Delhi, Nov 28: Terming the move as posturing, India has dismissed Pakistan’s invitation to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the SAARC summit.
To analyse these issues, OneIndia caught up with former chief of the Research and Analysis Wing, CD Sahay. The former R&AW chief says that Pakistan is only trying to send a clear message to us that if we fail to talk to them, then they will take Jammu and Kashmir to the 1990s.