COVID-19: US to provide USD 6 million to Pakistan to fight coronavirus

WION Web Team
ISLAMABAD Published: May 25, 2020, 11:58 AM(IST)

Pak PM Imran Khan meets US President Trump at World Economic Forum in Davos Photograph:( AFP )

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The embassy said that the US government has now committed a total of USD 21 million since it declared Pakistan a priority country for coronavirus response'.

The United States on Sunday announced a $6 million contribution to aid Pakistan’s fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

Paul Jones, United States Ambassador in Pakistan, announced in a video message released to wish the people of Pakistan on the occasion of Eidul Fitr.

“As you prepare special Eid dishes for your families in your kitchens like my favourite desserts, Kher, I would like to congratulate Pakistanis on the completion of Ramazan on behalf of all of us at the US Mission to Pakistan,” he said in a video message.

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Jones also thanked Islamabad for its recent delivery of medical supplies as a gesture of friendship and partnership between the two countries.  The embassy said that the US government has now committed a total of USD 21 million since it declared Pakistan a priority country for coronavirus response’.

(With inputs from PTI)

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