Imran Khan telephones Canadian PM Justin Trudeau to discuss Covid-19 situation
Prime Minister Imran Khan spoke to the Canadian Premier Justin Trudeau and addressed the current coronavirus pandemic situation.
Imran Khan had a telephone conversation with the Canadian Premier on Sunday (May 3), according to the reports.
PM Imran Khan has thanked Canada for endorsing the addition of Pakistan to the debt relief initiative of the G20.
Both heads of states discussed the mutual interest situation and the pandemic, the sources said.
A statement by PM Office said the prime minister offered deep condolences over the loss of valuable lives.
During COVID-19 discussion the Prime Minister also expressed concern about the current situation of Muslims in India.
World Bank, Govt signed a $200 mln deal for Covid-19 Response Canada and the United States (US) extended border controls for more than 30 days, Premier Justin Trudeau said.
During the coronavirus outbreak, Washington and Ottawa decided last month to avoid non-essential travel while allowing trade to continue across their long shared frontier.
The limits, however, were set to expire next week.
Canada’s death toll from COVID-19 is 3,675 according to statistics and the confirmed cases are 59,357.
Trudeau said Canada will help Aboriginal companies with interest-free loans worth C$ 306 million, with no repayable contributions.