WASHINGTON: The United States has thanked Pakistan for its donation of protective gear and surgical masks to support the fight against coronavirus.
In a Tweet, the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo appreciated Pakistan s goodwill donation of surgical masks and protective suits to Federal Emergency Management Agency.
He said this delivery is a symbol of Pak-US solidarity in the fight against COVID-19. He termed it a “partnership for prosperity of the two countries”.
Meanwhile, the US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia, Alice Wells, in her tweet, also expressed gratitude to Pakistan for the goodwill donation. She said our countries health partnership and coordinated response will help defeat this virus, and rebuild our prosperity.
Earlier, the consignment of Personal Protective Equipment from Pakistan via a C-130 flight from Islamabad landed at Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland.
The equipment was also handed over to US Federal Emergency Management Agency for onward delivery to the US armed forces.