India, Afghanistan to boost cooperation

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi receives Afghanistan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on his arrival at the Hyderabad House ahead of bilateral talks, in New Delhi on Sept 19, 2018. (Photo: IANS/PIB)

New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday discussed over phone the evolving situation due to Covid-19 pandemic and reaffirmed their commitment to boost cooperation.

“The Prime Minister and the Afghanistan President discussed the evolving situation in the region, particularly in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic and reaffirmed their commitment to boost cooperation,” a government statement said.

In over 15-minute talks, they discussed steps being taken to contain the spread of Covid-19. They also exchanged Navroz greetings noting that the festival symbolised the shared heritage and cultural links between the two countries.

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