Srinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today held a telephonic conversation with a Jammu and Kashmir youth, who was evacuated from China’s Wuhan city, the epicentre of coronavirus, and asked him to share his experience there.
PM spoke to Nizamur Rehman, a resident of Kaskoot Banihal in Jammu and Kashmir, who is pursuing MBBS in Wuhan. Rehman, along with 60 Kashmiri students, was evacuated after the coronavirus pandemic broke out.
While speaking with Reham, Modi asked him to share his experience in Wuhan.
“Sir, I study MBBS in Wuhan. When we heard about the virus, we were very tense but thanks to the Indian government for helping us and bringing us back to the country,” said Rehman.
PM also asked Rehman how they were treated here, when they reached back. “We were provided with every facility including indoor games, food and other things during quarantine. We are thankful to you for evacuating us from coronavirus epicenter,” Rehman added.
He along with other 60 students have reached their homes in Jammu and Kashmir after completing quarantine period.
PM Modi also asked the student to spread awareness about the COVID-19 in the region.
The student further thanked Prime Minister Modi for extending timely support to all students.
“If anyone is quarantined, it’s for the safety of every Indian. So that everyone remains safe,” Rehman told PM Modi.
Later, the Prime Minister spoke to nurse Chaya, who works at the Naidu Hospital in Pune and expressed gratitude to health workers for working selflessly towards the well-being of the nation amid the crisis.