Australia announces $3.8 million aid for Pakistan

By: News Desk      Published: 04:49 PM, 26 Apr, 2020
Australia announces $3.8 million aid for Pakistan

Australia's High Commissioner to Pakistan Dr Geoffrey Shaw on Sunday said that Australia has confirmed support of $3.8 million to help Pakistan get the medical equipment it needs to save lives battling COVID-19.

Australia's High Commissioner posted this announcement on his official twitter handle @AusHCPak Official twitter account of Australia's High Commissioner to Pakistan.

He congratulated Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi and federal and provincial governments on the launch of ‘Preparedness & Response Plan for COVID19’. 

Earlier on April 23, World Health Organization Director General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus virtually launched the National COVID-19 Strategic Preparedness & Response Plan in Pakistan.