Wuhan Current Affairs - 2020

WHO: Independent Inquiry in handling of COVID-19

On May 19, 2020, the World Health Organization announced that it will initiate independent review in handling COVID-19 pandemic. In order to achieve this, the organization is to launch “Resolution on COVID-19 response”. Highlights The main aim of the review is to put an end to the international blame game in the origin of COVID-19. Read More…

India and China celebrate their 70th anniversary of Diplomatic Relations

India and China postponed all the events planned to celebrate the 70th anniversary of their diplomatic relations due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the leaders exchanged congratulatory messages. Highlights India was the first non-communist country in Asia to establish diplomatic relations with People’s Republic of China. Today the countries have strong trade relations despite of Read More…

Corona Virus: India bans respiratory masks export as Indians evacuated from China

On January 31, 2020, the Government of India banned respiratory masks, clothing used to protect from air borne particles and other personal protection equipment. The move has been implemented as a precautionary step assuming there could be a spurt in demand of these products due to Corona Virus. Highlights A 423-seater plane has been sent Read More…

7th Military World Games being held in China

The 2019 Military World Games (also known as Olympic Games for military) is being held from 18–27 October 2019 in the capital of Hubei Province, Wuhan, China. Its opening ceremony was held on 18 October 2019 and the event was officially inaugurated by Chinese President Xi Jinping. About Military World Games The games are officially Read More…

India-China Informal Summit held in Wuhan

The first Informal Summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and China’s President Xi Jinping was held in Wuhan. The purpose of meeting was to exchange views on overarching issues of bilateral and global importance and to elaborate their respective visions and priorities for national development in context of current and future international situation. Key Takeaway Read More…