ISLAMABAD: Chinese doctors’ team will leave for China on Friday (today) after sharing their expertise and meeting various government officials and visiting various areas to help Pakistan fighting pandemic.
According to the National Command & Operation Centre (NCOC), the team was on a two weeks long visit to Pakistan and provided timely and valuable assistance during this time to deal, overcome and mitigate COVID19 challenges.
Pakistan, China relationship has proved test of time once again during critical timings once world was facing Covid-19 challenges.
China not only looked after Pakistani students in Wuhan but also provided necessary medical assistance on emergency basis for containment of COVID-19.
A team of Chinese experts (doctors) visited Pakistan to share their experiences of recently fighting covid19 in China. The team met doctors, government and health officials in Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Karachi and Lahore.
China provided critical medical supplies including 529,924 N95 Masks, 33,744 Protective suits/cover all, testing kits 10,000, 1,558,379 medical masks, 36 ventilators, 180 thermometer, 100 thermal scanners, 24,900 gloves, 59,376 goggles, 10,000 litres sanitizers and 1,442 kg non-woven fabric for making protective suits.
For Gilgit-Baltistan, special effort was made and medical supplies sent to GB at Khunjrab included 5 ventilators, 200,000 face mask, 2,000 N95 masks, 2,000 testing kits, 2,000 protective suits. Pakistan Army helicopters were flown to get these to various parts of GB.