UK provides further assistance to Pakistan to fight COVID-19


Islamabad, 30 May 2020 – Talha Akhtar:

The United Kingdom is providing more assistance besides latest 4.39 million Pounds package to Pakistan in the fight to stop the spread of Coronavirus and mitigate its impacts.

According to an official statement issued in London, the British High Commission Islamabad and the UK Department of International Development Pakistan, has provided further support to Pakistan to fight Coronavirus pandemic.

The British High Commissioner to Pakistan, Dr Christian Turner said the latest 4.39 million Pounds package will support emergency response systems and provide assistance to food security, sanitation and hygiene, mental health and psychological issues.

The British Minister of State for South Asia and Commonwealth, Lord Tariq Ahmad said we can save lives by supporting the poorest and most vulnerable people.

He said Britain is proud to support Pakistan, and through our investment in international vaccine research and the Global Vaccine Alliance, we will help end this pandemic sooner and prevent future waves of infection.