Islamabad, 28 March 2020 – Mudasser Chudhary:
CEO National Disaster Risk Management Fund Lieutenant General (Retired) Nadeem Ahmed has called on Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad.
CEO NDRMF apprised the Prime Minister about financing aimed to enhance Pakistan’s capacity for preparedness and response for Covid-19.
He said an amount of 50.0 million dollars will be provided to NDMA for procuring Testing kits, Viral RNA Extraction Kits, Mobile X-ray machines, Clinical ICU Ventilators, Syringe Pumps, N 95 Masks, protection suits for health care, Thermal Guns and Scanners with the assistance of the Ministry of National Health Services.
The Prime Minister appreciated the role of NDRMF for providing urgent financing to NDMA to cope with emergent situation in wake of COVID-19 pandemic.