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Singer Ali Zafar praises New Zealand’s Prime Minister

Atta Ur Rehman KhanWeb Editor & Columnist

08th Jun, 2020. 07:18 pm
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Ali Zafar

Pakistani singer and actor Ali Zafar praised New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.

According to details, Pakistani singer Ali Zafar shared a short clip of Jacinda Ardern’s video statement on social networking site Twitter, tagged Jacinda Ardern and praised her, saying that the world needs such leaders.

He wrote on Twitter, “Respect @jacindaardern. The world needs leaders like you. #empathy #efficiency #results”

Earlier, the government announced that New Zealand is now free of coronavirus as there are no active cases in the country for the first time since February.

New Zealand had struggled with 1,504 confirmed cases of coronavirus out of which 22 people have died whereas the rest of the patients have recovered. Around 294,800 tests had been conducted. The country has reported no new cases for 17 days.

Prime Minister Jacinda Arden announced that the country will be reopened with the lowest restriction level. She had earlier announced that most of the restrictions would be lifted under alert level 1. But the borders will not be reopened. 

Jacinda Arden wrote on Instagram“Going through a pile of letters this evening and this one felt perfectly timed. We have a long road to travel yet, but for now, thank you New Zealand. Everyone sacrificed a huge amount so that we could be in the position to lift restrictions today, and announce that we have no active cases of COVID 19 for the first time since February. We aren’t finished, and while COVID is in the world we’ll have to continue our battle against it, but today was a milestone worth marking.”

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