Pakistan’s Armed Forces have gifted Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to the US as a gesture of solidarity amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to the Pakistani embassy.
The consignment of PPE arrived via a C-130 flight from Islamabad, which landed at Andrews Air Force Base (AFB), Maryland, Wednesday afternoon.
Pakistan’s Ambassador to the US, Dr Asad Majeed Khan, and senior officers of the embassy’s Defence Wing were present at the airport. Also present were David Helvey, Acting Assistant Secretary of Defence for Indo-Pacific Security Affairs, and other American officials.
Today, Pakistan Armed Forces gifted a plane load of PPE to U.S. Armed Forces as a token of friendship & solidarity during the COVID-19 pandemic. Senior US officials joined our team at the hand-over ceremony at Andrews Air Base. @OfficialDGISPR @ForeignOfficePk@fema @StateDept pic.twitter.com/yWQzX3SMht
— Asad M. Khan (@asadmk17) May 21, 2020