Chairman National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) Lieutenant General Muhammad Afzal on Sunday said the government of China had supported Pakistan in the testing times of coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and played the role of a true friend.
Addressing media after receiving the medical aid reached from Wuhan, he said this was the second flight carrying medical equipment from China to Islamabad.
He said around 6 tonnes of goods had arrived on a special flight from Wuhan.
The equipment included 15 ventilators, 300,000 medical masks, 20,000 N95 masks and 20,000 disposable overall combinations, the chairman added.
Chinese Ambassador Lao Jing handed over medical goods to the Chairman NDMA.
Coronavirus pandemic to come under control soon in Pakistan: Chinese Ambassador
Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Yao Jing says a medical team from his country visiting Pakistan will share their knowledge and expertise with their Pakistani counterparts to deal with the threat of coronavirus.
Addressing a ceremony in Islamabad on Sunday, he said Pakistan is our deep friend and first priority to come out of this crisis.
He hoped that pandemic would come under control soon in Pakistan.
Yao Jing said the situation in Wuhan is improving fast with life returning to normalcy and we are also trying to replicate the same experience in Pakistan too.