Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives Bihar to attend the concluding ceremony of the three- day international Buddhist conclave in Bodh Gaya on Saturday.
The Prime Minister was received by the Bihar governor Ram Nath Kovind and Minister Shyam Razak at Gaya’s airport. This is Modi’s first visit to the revered city of Bodh Gaya after taking over the affairs at the helm.
Modi will attend the ceremony in the temple premises along with a delegations of the heads of 90 countries, including former Sri Lankan president Chandrika Kumaratunga and the foreign ministers of Japan, Mayanmar, Nepal, Bhutan, and Taiwan,said Bodh Gaya Temple Management Committee secretary N. Dorjee.
Modi will address monks and religious heads of several countries, attend a special prayer and visit a photo exhibition on the Buddhist heritage at the Mahabodhi Society of India.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has directed officials to ensure sufficient availability of all medical equipment such as ventilators, coveralls, masks, to be used in Covid-19 response.
Prime Minister Modi on Saturday chaired a joint meeting of the empowered groups constituted for planning and ensuring implementation of COVID-19 response activities in the country.
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In a series of tweets, Prime Minister’s Office wrote that Modi reviewed countrywide preparedness regarding availability of hospitals, proper isolation and quarantine facilities.
PM Modi also reviewed disease surveillance, testing and critical care training and also directed the concerned groups and officials to ensure sufficient production, procurement and availability of all essential medical equipment such as PPEs, masks, gloves and ventilators.
“PM @narendramodi reviewed countrywide preparedness regarding availability of hospitals, proper isolation and quarantine facilities as well as disease surveillance, testing and critical care training”, the PMO said in one of the tweets.
“PM @narendramodi also directed the concerned groups and officials to ensure sufficient production, procurement and availability of all essential medical equipment such as PPEs, masks, gloves and ventilators,” said another tweet. (IANS)