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UK provides further assistance to fight Covid19

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More assistance has been provided by United Kingdom (UK) to Pakistan besides latest 4.39 million Pounds package in the fight to stop the spread of Covid19 pandemic and mitigate its impacts.

The British High Commission Islamabad and the UK Department of International Development Pakistan, has provided further support to Pakistan to fight Coronavirus pandemic, according to an official statement issued in London on Saturday.

The British Minister of State for South Asia and Commonwealth, Lord Tariq Ahmad said we can save lives by supporting the poorest and most vulnerable people. He said Britain is proud to support Pakistan.

“We will help end this pandemic sooner and prevent future waves of infection through our investment in international vaccine research and the Global Vaccine Alliance,” he added.

Dr Christian Turner, the British High Commissioner to Pakistan, said the latest 4.39 million Pounds package will support emergency response systems and provide assistance to food security, sanitation and hygiene, mental health and psychological issues.

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