Member countries of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) held a video conference to discuss their experience of new coronavirus outbreak, and prepare for launching an electronic platform to share information on the pandemic, a statement by the Indian Foreign Ministry said.

The top health officials of SAARC countries held a video conference late Thursday night where India put forth its e-platform proposal to share and exchange information and experiences to jointly fight coronavirus pandemic.

The electronic platform at the regional level will enable exchanging information, knowledge, expertise and best practices for jointly combating the coronavirus epidemic, the

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