As the world celebrated the global eradication of wild poliovirus type 3 on World Polio Day on Thursday, the World Health Organisation Country Office in Pakistan (WHO Pakistan), has confirmed the ‘strong commitment’ of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and the UAE, in polio eradication.
The Pakistan Medical Centre has a unique status as it is being finished with the support of the Pakistani community and the only such facility in the world built by expatriates
Both sides agreed that the Bilateral Political Consultations provided a useful mechanism for regular, in-depth exchange of views on all issues of common interest.
The UAE and Pakistan enjoy historically robust relations at all political, economic and social levels. Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces
Pakistan’s navy warship ‘Saif’ is in Dubai on a 3-day goodwill gesture and left Port Rashid on Sunday to continue its security patrol in the region.
Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, has launched a three-year deworming programme for school-aged children in Pakistan, to improve their health and consequently enhance learning outcomes.
Imran has also appealed to the leaders of rich countries, the UN secretary general and heads of financial institutions to give debt relief to developing countries like Pakistan so that they could combat the deadly COVID-19 in a better way.
"We have been informed deserving community members through phone to book their tickets for upcoming special flights of PIA and the tickets have been issuing through special counters set up at the Terminal 2, Dubai International Airport,” he said.
Till to-date, around 4,900 stranded people were repatriated from Dubai, 1,200 from Abu Dhabi and around 2,000 Pakistanis repatriated through FlyDubai and Emirates special flights.
Aviation Division’s spokesman Abdul Sattar Khokhar said that the government has allowed the overseas Pakistanis to bring the bodies of COVID-19 victims back home but after following the guidelines of the Ministry of National Health Services Regulations and Coordination.