PM Modi discusses COVID-19 crisis with Indonesian President

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Jakarta: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, left, walks with Indonesian President Joko Widodo during their meeting at Merdeka Palace in Jakarta, Indonesia, Wednesday, May 30, 2018.

Jakarta: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, left, walks with Indonesian President Joko Widodo during their meeting at Merdeka Palace in Jakarta, Indonesia, Wednesday, May 30, 2018.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday discussed the situation arising out of the spread of coronavirus with Indonesian President Joko Widodo.

“Discussed COVID-19 pandemic with good friend President @Jokowi,” the prime minister tweeted.

As close maritime neighbours and comprehensive strategic partners, close cooperation between India and Indonesia will be important to deal with the health and economic challenges posed by this crisis, PM Modi said.