The United States of America on Sunday announced that it will donate USD 6 million aid to Pakistan to support its effort to fight against the COVID19 pandemic.
United States ambassador to Pakistan, Paul Jones, in a video call said that the aid money will strengthen Pakistan's response by expanding training for healthcare workers who take care of patients in hospitals with severe cases of COVID19; preventing the spread of the deadly virus in healthcare facilities and providing a fourth mobile lab to treat and test it's people living in the Coronavirus hotspots.
Jones in the video message also expressed good wished for Pakistan on the occasion of Eid.
I would love to congratulate all the people of Pakistan on the completion of Ramazan, said Jones.
Jones also thanked Islamabad for it's recent delivery of medical equipments as a gesture of partnership and friendship betweeen both the countries.
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The embassy informed that the United States government has now committed a total of USD 21 million since it declared Pakistan a priority country for COVID19 response.