PM Imran, President Trump discuss Covid-19 pandemic over phone

PM Imran, President Trump discuss Covid-19 pandemic over phone


PriMinister Imran Khan and United States President Donald Trump held a telephonic dialog on Wednesday to debate coronavirus pandemic that has killed over 175,000 folks around the globe.

The 2 leaders mentioned challenges being confronted by the worldwide neighborhood, its implications on international financial system, and methods to mitigate its impression. Additionally they exchanged views on regional points and additional strengthening of Pakistan-US cooperation, Aisha Frooqui, the spokesperson for the Ministry of International Affairs, stated in an announcement.

Prime Minister Imran conveyed sympathies and condolences on the lack of so many treasured lives within the US as a consequence of coronavirus.

The premier additionally highlighted Pakistan’s efforts to include the unfold of the virus. He emphasised that Pakistan was going through a twin problem of overcoming the pandemic and saving folks, notably probably the most susceptible segments of the inhabitants, from starvation as a consequence of lockdown. He underlined that the federal government had put collectively a US$ eight billion bundle to assist the affected folks and companies.

PM Imran assessments destructive for coronavirus

Whereas thanking President Trump for the US assist within the IMF and different fora, Prime Minister Imran stated that it could present obligatory fiscal area to Pakistan and assist in mitigating the impression of Covid-19 pandemic. The Prime Minister’s name for “International Initiative on Debt Aid” for the growing international locations is in the identical context.

Within the regional context, the premier highlighted Pakistan’s steadfast assist for a peaceable and steady Afghanistan and the significance of political settlement. PM Imran reaffirmed Pakistan’s assist for facilitation of the Afghan peace course of and underscored the significance of subsequent steps resulting in the earliest graduation of Intra-Afghan negotiations.

President Trump appreciated Prime Minister Imran’s phone name and expression of assist for the US efforts to fight Covid-19. He additionally reassured of US assist to Pakistan within the efforts to fight Covid-19 together with by making accessible ventilators in addition to within the financial enviornment.

Having discovered about testing of Prime Minister Imran, President Trump supplied to ship the newest speedy testing machine for Covid-19 to the prime minister, who thanked him for the gesture.

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