PIA flight airlifts emergency relief goods from Beijing to Islamabad

April 2, 2020: A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane carrying emergency relief supplies procured and collected to combat COVID-19 in Pakistan left here for Islamabad.

The emergency relief supplies were procured by the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) and collected by Pakistan Embassy, Beijing respectively.

The procured and donated relief goods included Nucleic Acid Detection Kits, IgG/IgM Rapid Test Devices, Real-time Fluorescent Kits, scanners, KN95 masks, gloves, goggles, protective clothing, surgical masks, and many other items.

The Pakistan Embassy, Beijing is in touch with the Chinese government institutions, private companies and charitable organizations urging them to donate the equipment/items required by Pakistan in its fight against COVID-19.

So far, the Embassy and its affiliated Consulates have received more than 30 tons of donated relief items.

In Beijing alone, goods worth RMB 25 million had been received in donations and more are expected to be received soon.


Posted on: 2020-04-02T10:40:00+05:00