PM to address UNGA session on ‘Response to COVID-19’

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

03rd Dec, 2020. 11:43 am

Prime Minister Imran Khan will address a special session of the General Assembly to discuss the measures taken by Islamabad in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

According to the details, during his address; Imran Khan will be accompanied by the Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the United Nations, Munir Akram.

Ambassador Munir Akram will deliver the opening remarks as the President of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC).

Leaders of the international community and other relevant stakeholders will be able to engage in dialogue on the impacts of the pandemic on people, societies, and economies and discuss the multifaceted, coordinated response required to address the crisis.

The special session will allow many stakeholders to share their experiences in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, reflect on the global response to date and forge a united, coordinated, and people-centered path forward.

Coronavirus Situation in Pakistan

Pakistan has recorded 3,499 new cases and 39 deaths due to the COVID-19 in the last 24 hours

According to the Government’s portal, 39 more people succumbed to the dread virus, taking the death toll to 8,205.

1,586 patients have recovered from the virus during the last 24 hours and 2,469 patients are in critical condition. The current toll of active cases stands at 51,654.

According to the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), with the fresh inclusion of the infections in the country the national tally of cases now currently stands at 406,810.

A total of 42,904 tests were conducted across the country during this period. 346,951 people have recovered from the deadly disease while 5,627,539 samples have been tested so far.


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