PM Modi thanks Trump for providing ventilators to India amid coronavirus crisis

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: May 16, 2020, 03:56 PM(IST)

Narendra Modi's message Photograph:( Reuters )

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"Thank you @POTUS @realDonaldTrump. This pandemic is being fought collectively by all of us," the prime minister tweeted.

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday thanked United States President Donald Trump for his remarks that the US stands with India during the coronavirus pandemic as also for deciding to provide ventilators to New Delhi to help patients suffering from COVID-19.

"Thank you @POTUS @realDonaldTrump. This pandemic is being fought collectively by all of us," the prime minister tweeted.

He said in such times, it's always important for nations to work together and do as much as possible to make the world healthier and free from COVID-19.

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PM Modi was responding to a tweet by US President Trump on Friday announcing the decision to donate ventilators to India.

"I am proud to announce that the United States will donate ventilators to our friends in India. We stand with India and @narendramodi during this pandemic. We're also cooperating on vaccine development. Together we will beat the invisible enemy!" the US president had tweeted.

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