Pakistan PM Imran Khan expresses solidarity with India over current COVID-19 situation
Islamabad : Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has expressed his solidarity with India over the crisis situation due to increasing number of coronavirus cases in the second wave, adding that "we must fight this global challenge confronting humanity together".
"I want to express our solidarity with people of India as they battle a dangerous wave of #COVID19. Our prayers for speedy recovery go to all those suffering from pandemic in our neighbourhood and world," tweeted Mr Khan.
"We must fight this global challenge confronting humanity together," he added.
Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi also tweeted his support to India and said the COVID-19 crisis is yet another reminder that humanitarian issues require responses beyond political consideration.
"We express our support to the people of India in the wake of the current wave of #COVID19 infections that has hit our region hard. On behalf of the people of Pakistan, I extend our heartfelt sympathies to the affected families in #India," Mr Qureshi tweeted.
"#COVID19 is yet another reminder that humanitarian issues require responses beyond political consideration. Pakistan continues to work with SAARC countries to foster cooperation to tackle the pandemic," he added.
On Saturday, India logged 3,46,786 new COVID-19 cases, the highest single-day spike since the pandemic broke out last year. More than 2600 people lost their lives in the same time duration.