UN Secretary General endorsed PM’s appeal for debt relief, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said.
He said this while addressing a news conference in Multan today (Saturday).
Foreign Minister asked the world countries to coordinate with one and other in this period of turmoil.
UN Secretary General endorsed PM’s appeal
He said that United Nations secretary general responded positively and endorsed Prime Minister’s appeal for debt relief.
Shah Mehmood cited Prime Minister Imran Khan had appealed for debt relief to the developing countries in the wake of Coronavirus pandemic.
Moreover, he noted the entire world including Pakistan is facing the challenge of Corona pandemic.
He said we are following modern methodologies to help our stranded overseas Pakistanis .
For this purpose, MOFA launched an App “FM Direct” to provide direct connectivity to our foreign missions in 117 countries.
The Foreign Minister said that action will be taken against hoarders and profiteers and legislation has been made in this regard.
He said that demands of business community have been fulfilled through decreasing interest rate into single digit while Construction industry has also been given incentives.
Earlier, Shah Mahmood Qureshi distributed protective kits and other safety material among the doctors of Nishter Hospital.