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.
Congrats @SMQureshiPTI , federal & provincial govts, on the launch of 🇵🇰 Preparedness & Response Plan for COVID19. Australia confirmed support of $3.8 million to help Pakistan get the medical equipment it needs to save lives. Thanks to our partners @ndmapk @ADB_HQ @WorldBank pic.twitter.com/di35OESM8H— Dr Geoffrey Shaw (@AusHCPak) April 26, 2020
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.
Honoured to join 🇵🇰's virtual launch of the National #COVID19 Strategic Preparedness & Response Plan. Congratulations to Foreign Minister @SMQureshiPTI, Minister of Economic Affairs Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar & Health Minister @zfrmrza for joining efforts to protect their nation.— Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (@DrTedros) April 23, 2020