China praises Pakistani doctor for joining fight against coronavirus
A Pakistani doctor has won the hearts of the Chinese after promising to give his services to help the country fight the deadly coronavirus that killed over 300 people and infected over 14,000 people.
“We appreciate Dr Muhammad Usman Janjua, a foreign doctor to join the fight against coronavirus in China as a volunteer,” tweeted the Chinese Embassy in Pakistan.
The Chinese mission reported that Dr Janjua comes from Pakistan’s Deena district of Jhelum and teaches at Changsha Medical University in Hunan province of China.
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In an interview with Chinese media, Dr Janjua said China was like a second home for him because he had finished his studies there.
“My heart beats with my Chinese brothers. If I can offer my services in Wuhan in this difficult hour, it would be a moment of pride for me and my country – Pakistan,” said Janjua.
The medical petitioner also thanked the Chinese media for sending him out to the Chinese people as a hero.
Dr Janjua also expressed that as a doctor he thinks the Chinese government has taken “adequate and strong” steps to tackle the virus at the right time.
He also expressed confidence that China could overcome the novel coronavirus soon. He added that Pakistani and other nationals will soon find themselves free of the infection.