- China says it will actively coordinate with Chinese companies to accelerate vaccine exports to Pakistan
- Hua Chunying says China and Pakistan have been working together to tackle the problem since the outbreak.
- FM Qureshi had said that Pakistan is expected to receive the first consignment of COVID-19 vaccine from China by January 31.
BEIJING: China announced on Friday that it would provide a “batch” of corona virus vaccine to Pakistan as aid.
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hua said, “To help our brothers and sisters in Pakistan, the Chinese government has decided to provide a batch of vaccines in aid and to expedite the export of vaccines to Pakistan. We will actively liaise with the enterprise, “said Hua, a spokesman for the Chinese Foreign Ministry. Elections during a briefing on Friday.
The spokesman said that Chinese State Councilor Wang Yi had informed Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi of the Chinese government’s decision.
Hua said Islamabad and Beijing are “all-weather strategic partners”. He added that the two countries also have a “great tradition of co-operation and co-operation”.
The Chinese official said, “One person can always rely on a ready hand to help another in times of need. He said that since the outbreak of the epidemic, China and Pakistan have been working together to overcome the difficulties.”
The spokesman also reminded the journalists that this year the two countries will celebrate the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations.
“As the two foreign ministers said in a phone call, our time-tested rock solid friendship has become the most valuable strategic asset on both sides. No matter how the international landscape unfolds, China-Pakistan friendship Cooperation will continue.
Pakistan will receive the first shipment of Chinese vaccine by January 31
On Thursday, the Foreign Minister had said that the first consignment of Pakistan Covid 19 is expected to arrive from China by January 31, 2021.
In a media briefing in the federal capital, Shah Mehmood Qureshi praised the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC) for “doing a great job in dealing with epidemics” and said, “Pakistan has imported coronavirus vaccine from China. Talked fruitfully on the acquisition of.
“I had a long conversation and talked about the requirements of Pakistan. Then, Prime Minister Imran Khan advised me to talk to him further. [China] Considering the sensitive situation, time and needs of Pakistan.
“I am happy to say that I have had a telephone conversation with the Chinese Foreign Minister. I want to tell the nation the good news that China has promised that, God willing, it will provide 500,000 meals to Pakistan. Will send [coronavirus] Vaccinate by January 31, he said. He added that this was a “goodwill gesture” and that Beijing planned to send more by February 2021.
Pakistan needs ‘1.1 million extra food’
The Foreign Minister praised the courage of COVID-19 patients in the fight against the deadly virus. “Pakistan has successfully battled the corona virus [pandemic], ”He added.
China, Qureshi added, instructed Pakistan to “send them its own plane and transfer the vaccine plane. This is good news, a positive development.”
He said he was grateful to Beijing and “informed them that our needs go far beyond that.” [500,000 doses]; We need an additional 1.1 million doses. “