The US helps Pakistan in combat towards novel coronavirus with preliminary funding price a million {dollars}.

US Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs, Alice Wells Friday stated america would supply a million {dollars} to Pakistan beneath USAID programme to bolster the monitoring and fast response towards Coronavirus.

Pakistan is grappling with unfold of the pandemic of pneumonic illness with over 447 confirmed infections throughout the nation.

In a tweet, she stated that US and Pakistan each are longstanding companions in tackling international well being challenges. “The US government is responding to #COVID-19 in #Pakistan with initial $1 million in USAID Pakistan funding to bolster monitoring & rapid response,” stated the US official.

She additional stated that there are over hundred Pakistani graduates engaged within the lab coaching of Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention, investigating Coronavirus circumstances in Punjab and Gilgit Baltistan.