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Pakistan sends medical supplies to US in war against COVID-19

WASHINGTON: Pakistan has gifted personal protective equipment (PPE) to the United States to show solidarity in the fight against the coronavirus.
A Pakistan Air Forces C-130 plane carrying medical supplies for the US landed at the Andrews Air Base in Washington DC. The material including surgical masks and protective suits was received by Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense  David Halloway and other US staff.
Pakistan ambassador to the United States Asad Majeed Khan and other staff of the Pakistani embassy were also present at the airport. 
United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has appreciated Pakistan for sending medical supplies to the US to fight coronavirus.
Taking to twitter, Mike Pompeo termed the supplies of medical equipment as a sign of solidarity between both the countries in the war against COVID-19.
“Appreciate Pakistan’s goodwill donation of surgical masks and protective suits to @FEMA. This delivery is a symbol of U.S.-Pakistan solidarity in the fight against COVID-19,” he said.

Human Rights Minister Shireen called the donation a humanitarian gesture and a gift from the people of Pakistan to the United States.
“Great humanitarian aid gesture from Pakistan to the USA – a gift of a PAF plane load of PPE. Hope we inscribed on it – a la USAID style – “a gift from the people of Pakistan to the people of the USA”!,” she wrote on Twitter.
Federal Minister Fawad Chaudhry said he was delighted to see that Pakistan was sending aid to the United States as powerful countries normally send aid. He expressed gratitude for the changing scenario and said that the politicians, engineers and scientists deserved credit.

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