The Pakistani military has donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to the U.S. military in solidarity with the coronavirus pandemic, according to the Pakistani embassy.
The consignment of PPE arrived via a C-130 flight from Islamabad which landed Andrews Air Force Base (AFB), Maryland, Wednesday afternoon.
Pakistan’s Ambassador to the US, Dr. Asad Majeed Khan, and senior officers of the embassy’s Defence Wing, David Helvey, Acting Assistant Secretary of Defence for Indo-Pacific Security Affairs, and other American officials were present at the airport
Ambassador Dr Asad Majeed Khanin his remark on the occasion referred to the historic ties between the people of two countries and their armed forces. He said that the armed forces of both countries had fought together in the global war on terrorism and stand together in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Pakistani envoy said this was a manifestation of the longstanding and close cooperation between the armed forces of both countries, particularly in dealing with natural calamity, as both Pakistan and the U.S. remain closely
engaged in combating COVID-19, he added.
The equipment has been handed over to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for onward delivery to the U.S. Armed Forces.
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