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Covid-19: Prime Minister of Bhutan expresses solidarity with India in phone call with Prime Minister Modi | India News


NEW DELHI: In a telephone conversation with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of Bhutan Lotay Tshering expressed his solidarity with the people of India amid their efforts against the recent wave of Covid-19 pandemic, he said on Tuesday the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO).
A PMO statement said Prime Minister Modi conveyed his sincere thanks to the people and government of Bhutan for their good wishes and support.
He also thanked His Majesty the King’s leadership in managing Bhutan’s fight against the pandemic and expressed his best wishes to the Prime Minister of Bhutan for his continued efforts.
The leaders noted that the current crisis situation has served to further highlight the special friendship between India and Bhutan, anchored in mutual understanding and respect, shared cultural heritage and strong ties between peoples, the PMO said.
India reported a slight drop in new Covid-19 cases with 3,29,942 new infections recorded in the past 24 hours, according to the Union Health Ministry on Tuesday.
However, the country recorded more recoveries during this period as 3.56,082 new downloads were reported. With 3,876 new deaths due to Covid-19, the cumulative number of deaths amounted to 2,49,992.

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