ISLAMABAD: The Pakistani and Chinese armies held a video conference on sharing of experience in the prevention and control of pneumonia caused by Coronavirus on Wednesday.
According to Chinese Ministry of Defence, around 20 health officials and experts of the two militaries attended the video conference from Rawalpindi, Beijing and Wuhan City.
During the video conference, the Chinese officials shared the overall situation and experience of the Chinese army’s epidemic prevention and 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.
Earlier on Mar 7, a Corps Commanders’ Conference (CCC) chaired by Chief of the Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa was held through video link from respective headquarters. Forum reviewed geo strategic, regional and national security environment with particular emphasis on latest situation arising from COVID-19.
Forum under took comprehensive review of deployment of Pak Army troops assisting civil administration in aid of civil power across the country.
Forum was apprised about functioning of National Command and Control Committee established to synergise and articulate national effort for containment of COVID-19.
Appreciating the troops in the field for efforts so far, the COAS directed all commanders to extend maximum assistance in moving critical resources and reaching out to mitigate sufferings of people in far flung areas including GB, AJ&K, interior Sindh & Balochistan.
Forum paid tribute to those on frontline including doctors, paramedics, health care workers and law enforcement agencies for braving this pandemic. Forum also paid tribute to Kashmiri people who are fighting the pandemic under Indian atrocities & struggling for their just cause of self determination.
“Every citizen counts as we strive to scale this calamity. Being a nation with vibrant youth and resilient people ready to share and sacrifice, we will emerge stronger from this challenge, InshaAllah,” the army chief said.