Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan spoke to his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday and during this time the two leaders discussed the steps taken in their countries to stop the spread of the corona virus. Officials gave this information.
According to a statement released by the Prime Minister’s Office, Khan mourned the deaths in Bangladesh due to Kovid-19. So far, 2,11,000 cases of corona virus infection have been reported in Bangladesh, while 2709 people have died from this epidemic.
At the same time, 2,67,428 cases of Kovid-19 have been found in Pakistan, while 5,677 people have died.
The statement said that during a 15-minute telephone conversation, Khan appreciated the steps taken by the Bangladeshi leadership to stop the infection. Khan also informed Hasina about the measures taken by her government to save people’s lives and livelihoods.
The statement said that the Prime Minister also discussed about his global initiative of debt relief to developing countries. He also regretted the loss of life and property due to the recent floods in Bangladesh.
Underlining Pakistan’s commitment to SAARC, Khan also underlined the importance of increasing regional cooperation in Islamabad and Dhaka for sustainable peace and prosperity. The statement said that he also emphasized a peaceful solution to the Jammu and Kashmir issue.