Health officials of armies of Pakistan and China share experience

Health officials of armies
Health officials of armies of Pakistan and China share experience on prevention and control of pneumonia which Coronavirus caused.

According to Chinese Ministry of Defence, the Pakistani and Chinese armies held a video conference. 
Health officials of armies
Around 20 health officials and experts of the two militaries attended the video conference from Rawalpindi, Beijing and Wuhan City.
During teleconference, they shared their experience in the prevention and control of pneumonia caused by Coronavirus.
Chinese officials shared the overall situation and experience of the Chinese army’s epidemic prevention.
They also elaborated control work, Coronavirus detection technology methods and diagnosis and treatment plans.
The two sides also focused on the exchange of emergency command coordination, epidemic prevention and control, monitoring and detection, clinical treatment and other related issues.
The Pakistani side thanked China for sharing the Coronavirus epidemic prevention and treatment experience by the Chinese army doctors.
During the video conference, Pakistani officials also shared their views on the current situation.
Earlier, over Rs107 million medical supplies from China Red Cross Society had reached Pakistan.
Red Cross Society of China mobilised a batch of anti-epidemic material and other medical supplies worth RMB 4.56 million.

Meanwhile, China also gave $4m for separate hospital for coronavirus patients in Pakistan.

Foreign Office Spokesperson Aisha Farooqui said this in her opening statement at the weekly news briefing in Islamabad on Thursday.

She said Pakistan has deeply appreciated the help and support being extended by China to cope with coronavirus.

The Chinese authorities also lifted almost eleven weeks long lockdown from Wednesday (today). 

They had enforced lockdown to stem the spread of COVID-19 in main Wuhan city.

The authorities lifted outbound travel restrictions, dismantled traffic control checkpoints, and resumed operation of railways, airports, waterways, highways and other ways of communication.

Earlier, on 23rd of January, Wuhan was declared with unprecedented traffic restrictions, including suspending the city’s public transport and all outbound flights and trains in an attempt to contain the Coronavirus epidemic.



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