US announces contribution of $6m to boost Pakistan’s response to Covid-19

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ISLAMABAD: US Ambassador Paul Jones has announced a new American contribution of six million dollars to strengthen Pakistan’s response by training healthcare workers who take care of Coronavirus affected patients.

He said this in a statement issued by the US Embassy in Islamabad on Sunday, while wishing Happy Eid to the people of Pakistan.

The Ambassador said the United States is also providing a fourth mobile lab to test and treat Pakistanis living in virus hotspots. 

The US government has now committed a total of 21 million dollars since it declared Pakistan a priority country for coronavirus response.

The Ambassador also thanked Pakistan for its recent delivery of medical supplies to the United States as a gesture of friendship and partnership between the two countries.

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