Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi took part in the online Summit of Non Aligned Movement (NAM) Contact Group. The summit was held with an objective to discuss response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic crisis as well as to promote international solidarity in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. The summit was hosted by the current Chairman of NAM, President of Republic of Azerbaijan HE Ilham Aliyev, with the theme “United against COVID-19”.
The online Summit of NAM Contact Group featured the participation of over 30 Heads of State and Government and other leaders, including from member States in Asia, Africa, Latin America as well as the Caribbean, and Europe. During the summit, the impact of COVID-19 was assessed by the NAM Leaders. They also identified the needs and requirements for viable remedies and stressed on action-oriented follow-up measures. The NAM leaders accepted a Declaration underlining the relevance of international solidarity in the fight against COVID-19. The formation of ‘Task Force’ was also announced in order to achieve the above objectives.