The embassy of Qatar in Pakistan has provided medical and preventive aid from Qatar Charity to Pakistan to combat the outbreak of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, as a demonstration of Qatar's solidarity with Pakistan in facing the Covid-19 pandemic and an affirmation of the close friendship between the two countries.
The aid was delivered at the embassy of Qatar in Islamabad in the presence of HE the Minister of State for States and Frontier Regions (SAFRON) and Federal Minister for Anti-Narcotics of Pakistan, Shehryar Khan Afridi.
Shehryar Khan expressed his gratitude for Qatar's support to Pakistan, noting the bilateral relations between the two countries. He also hailed the efforts of Qatar to provide the necessary medical assistance to combat the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic in the world.
For his part, ambassador of Qatar to Pakistan HE Sheikh Saoud bin Abdulrahman al-Thani highlighted the distinctive nature of the Qatari-Pakistani relations and the co-operation between the two countries in various fields, and noted the efforts of Qatar to provide the necessary medical assistance to friendly countries to combat the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic.
He expressed his hope that the aid will contribute to supporting the Pakistani government's efforts to combat Covid-19, and that this crisis will end soon.