US announces $1m fund for Pakistan to fight coronavirus 1

US announces $1m fund for Pakistan to fight coronavirus


The United States has helped Pakistan fight the new corona virus with $ 1 million in initial funding.

Alice Wells, Deputy Secretary of State for South and Central Asia, said on Friday that the United States will provide Pakistan with a million dollars under the plan of the US Agency for International Development to monitor and respond quickly to the corona virus. strengthen.

Pakistan is struggling to spread the pneumonia pandemic, with more than 440 confirmed infections across the country.

She tweeted that the United States and Pakistan are long-term partners in addressing global health challenges. “The US government is supporting # COVID-19 in #Pakistan with #IDA Pakistan’s initial $ 1 million funding to strengthen monitoring and rapid response,” said US officials.

She further said that hundreds of Pakistani graduates were undergoing laboratory training at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to investigate cases of coronavirus in Punjab and Gilgit Balstan.

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