US stands with Pakistan against Coronavirus: Ambassador Paul Jones

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The US Ambassador Paul Jones has said that Pakistan and the United States are partners in the fight against Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic.

In a video message released on the US Mission to Pakistan’s social media platforms on Thursday, the US Ambassador Paul Jones highlighted the support the United States is providing to Pakistan, the commitment to deepen its collaboration with new technologies and resources, and guidance for the American Citizens in Pakistan.

In particular, Ambassador Paul Jones encouraged the American Citizens in Pakistan to register for the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program to receive security and health alerts at: http://step.state.gov

“We’ve made Pakistan a priority Country for emergency Coronavirus assistance. We redirected $1 million in existing funding, and provided $1 million in new funding for lab and emergency supplies and to enable communities to identify potential Coronavirus outbreaks…The United States and Pakistan are longstanding partners in tackling global health challenges, and this partnership has been critical as we work together against coronavirus…to achieve our shared goals of health and prosperity of our peoples, the US ambassador noted.