ISLAMABAD: The World Health Organization (WHO) has lauded Pakistan for effectively overcoming the COVID-19 pandemic.
Addressing a function in Islamabad in connection with World Patients Safety Day, WHO Country Representative Dr Palitha Mahipala said Pakistan was one of the seven countries in the world to overcome the pandemic.
He said opening educational institutes was a difficult decision but medical staff, WHO and Ministry of Health were working together to train teachers for creating awareness about the disease.
A day ago, Ambassador of China to Pakistan Yao Jing had also appreciated the strategy adopted by the government of Pakistan during the Covid-19 crisis and said that the rest of the world could follow and learn from Pakistan’s experience.
He had said this while making a farewell call on the Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh in Islamabad. The adviser had appreciated the commitment with which Jing worked for the progress of the Pak- China relationship.
He had also acknowledged the contributions of Ambassador Jing and China’s leadership for Pakistan and expressed hope that his predecessor will work on the same lines.
Ambassador Jing had thanked the Adviser for his support and expressed desire to further strengthen the two country’s relationship. He had said that CPEC is a project that is an inspiration for the rest of the world.
The ambassador had expressed his confidence that FATF’s October review will go well for Pakistan.