COVID-19 in Italy: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday addressed India-Italy Virtual Summit with his Italian counterpart talking about the coronavirus pandemic. Meanwhile, Italian counterpart Giuseppe Conte was present during the summit. He said that coronavirus pandemic will remain a watershed moment in history, just like World War II.
The Prime Minister, while addressing India-Italy Virtual Summit, said that the coronavirus pandemic will remain in history, just like World War II, adding that "We will have to adapt ourselves to the post-Corona world."
"We will have to be ready for the opportunities and challenges arising out of it," PM Narendra Modi said.
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"I hope that after the COVID-19 situation improves, we will get an opportunity to welcome the Italian Members of Parliament, in India," he added.
PM Modi, to his Italian counterpart Giuseppe Conte, said "You swiftly and successfully brought a very difficult situation under control. You also consolidated the entire country."
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Meanwhile, he expressed condolences on behalf of all the people in India, for the losses due to COVID-19 in Italy.
"When other countries of the world were still getting to know of Coronavirus and trying to understand it, you were suffering from it," PM Modi had said.