China has provided $4m aid, medical equipment to Pakistan: Hammad Azhar
ISLAMABAD: China has given guide worth $4 million to Pakistan, close by clinical face veils and ventilators, Economic Affairs Minister Hammad Azhar reported on Thursday.
In a post on Twitter, Azhar offered thanks to China and said that the partner had given “award help of USD 4 million alongside 300,000 clinical face veils, 10 ventilators, and other hardware”.
“They have additionally embraced to organize a lot more noteworthy number of ventilators,” he included.
He additionally said crisis finances worth Rs7.5 billion from the National Disaster Risk Management Fund (NDRMF) — upheld by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) — were made accessible to the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA).
“This is notwithstanding reserves previously made availaible by fund division for sure fire use by power. Reallocations from remote supported tasks likewise being occupied towards it,” the government serve composed.
Azhar said that his own division was settling a $600 million “crisis bundle” to manage the episode in the nation.
“It incorporates reallocations and crisp financing. This will be notwithstanding neighborhood financing that is being made accessible,” he said.
Economic Affairs Division is finalising an approx $600 million emergency package with Multilaterals for dealing with Covid-19 outbreak across the country. It includes reallocations and fresh financing.— Hammad Azhar (@Hammad_Azhar) March 19, 2020
This will be in addition to local funding that is being made available.
The quantity of COVID-19 cases in Pakistan shot up to 384 on Thursday, after new cases were accounted for in Sindh, Punjab and Balochistan.
A day sooner, Pakistan’s initial two passings were recorded in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: a 36-year-old and a 50-year-old.