Foreign diplomates visit National Command and Operation Centre

By: News Desk      Published: 08:56 PM, 20 Apr, 2020
Foreign diplomates visit National Command and Operation Centre

A delegation of foreign diplomats, including ambassadors, high commissioners and defence attaches from 19 countries visited the National Command and Operation Centre.

NCOC Coordinator Lt-Gen Hamooduz Zaman Khan received the visiting dignitaries who were briefed about the scale, scope and response to COVID-19.

Federal Minister for Planning Asad Umer briefed the delegates about the coronavirus combat.

PM health aide Dr Zafar Mirza gave health overview and response to the deadly virus while detail about epidemiological aspects of COVID-19 and efforts at all levels.

Federal Minister for Economic Affairs Khusro Bakhtiar briefed the dignitaries about financial assistance extended by the World Bank, IMF, ADB and thanked the G-20 members for their assistance in grace period to focus on COVID-19 challenges

The delegation included Dean of Diplomatic Corps, Diplomats and Defence Attaches of Australia, Canada, China, Cuba, Egypt, European Union, France, Germany, Italy, Japan Korea, Malaysia, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Switzerland, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and United Kingdom.