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Turkey sends 20K N95 masks, 18.5K PPE/gown to Pakistan


Aizbah KhanWeb Editor

23rd Apr, 2020. 08:06 pm
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Turkey sends 20K N95 masks, 18.5K PPE/gown to Pakistan

Embassy of the Republic of Turkey in Islamabad stated that solidarity between brothers Turkey and Pakistan against the covid-19 pandemic.

Turkish Airlines landed in Islamabad with 20K N95 masks and 18.5K PPE/gown. The second batch soon.

Meanwhile, grateful to brothers for their supply of essential prescription items to Turkey, the Embassy added.

Pakistan and Turkey both determined to fight the COVID-19 together.

Earlier this month Prime Minister Imran Khan held a telephonic conversation with Turkish President Erdogan and both the dignitaries agreed to battle the Novel coronavirus together and reinforce each other’s efforts in the fight against COVID-19.

In a series of Tweets the Prime Minister house stated, “PM Imran Khan reaffirmed Pakistan’s abiding support & solidarity with Turkey, including in Turkey’s efforts to combat pandemic.”

PM house further stated that the Prime Minister also conveyed thanks for facilitation of stranded Pakistanis by Turkish authorities in the aftermath of discontinuation of flight operations.

Turkey confirmed 115 more fatalities from the novel coronavirus, bringing the total tally to 2,491.

The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases reached 101,790, with 80,808 active cases and 18,491 recoveries.

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