The United States has announced $5 million assistance to Pakistan to support Ehsaas Cash Programme, which was launched to help vulnerable communities affected by the Coronavirus lockdown.
According to details, the United States has partnered with Pakistan to reduce poverty in the Coronavirus pandemic. Announcing a 336-metric tonne food program for malnourished children, the US ambassador said that efforts were being made to protect vulnerable people from economic losses.
US Ambassador Paul W. Jones said that $5 million assistance will be provided to support the Ehsaas Cash Programme, while 15 million would be provided to Pakistan to combat Coronavirus.
“Together we are protecting those most vulnerable to the economic fallout from #coronavirus," said #AmbJones in a new video announcing $5 million to support #Pakistan's #Ehsaas Emergency Cash Program.
#USPAK #USinPAK #Partners4Prosperity #USEmbassyISB #EhsaasEmergencyCash pic.twitter.com/MOeGU7tKVJ
— U.S. Embassy Islamabad (@usembislamabad) May 7, 2020
Earlier, in a tweet on April 17, the US ambassador said that Pakistan and the United States can stop the spread of this deadly disease together to protect our loved ones & regain our prosperity and freedom.
He said that the United States was cooperating with Pakistan in preventing the spread of Coronavirus and taking care of the affected people.
"Together we can stop the spread of this deadly disease to protect our loved ones & regain our prosperity and freedom," said U.S. #AmbJones, announcing more than $8 million in new U.S. govt contributions to fight #coronavirus in #Pakistan. Watch the video: https://t.co/QjB1ebJJUV pic.twitter.com/dRnVyjo0RU
— U.S. Embassy Islamabad (@usembislamabad) April 17, 2020