ISLAMABAD – Pakistan yesterday said the International Atomic Energy Agency will give atomic determined hardware to testing of COVID-19 as the nation fights the pandemic. Talking at a week by week news instructions here, Foreign Office representative Aisha Farooqui said the consulate of Pakistan in Vienna was organizing with IAEA for an early shipment. “IAEA will give Pakistan a Polymerase Chain Reaction PCR machine, bio-danger wellbeing cupboards, test units and related shopper merchandise to help battle the novel coronavirus through the atomic inferred strategy,” Aisha Farooqui said.

The representative said the arrangement of hardware would increase Pakistan’s national ability to lead COVID-19 tests, which was vital in containing the spread of the malady.

“Pakistan profoundly values the commitment of IAEA and its administration for helping the individuals’ states in their endeavors to battle COVID-19 pandemic,” Aisha Farooqui said.

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“We likewise recognize the liberal commitment of the IAEA part states to support logical and specialized limits of different nations in fighting this worldwide emergency,” she said.

The FO representative said Pakistan had a longstanding relationship with IAEA and as its establishing part, would keep on profiting by its specialized help from different fields including wellbeing, agribusiness and vitality other than adding to Agency’s work of advancing quiet utilization of atomic innovation.

Aisha Farooqui said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs through its international safe havens and missions had propelled a powerful and nonstop effort activity to give the abroad networks alleviation and help including nourishment proportions.

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She said around 43,000 Pakistanis in various nations wanted to be taken back to Pakistan for which an extensive and stage repatriation plan from various nations was in progress.

“So far 2,287 stranded Pakistanis have been repatriated through 12 unique PIA departures from Doha, Dubai, Bangkok, Istanbul, London, Baku, Tashkent, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur,” she said.

The subsequent stage started from April 14-18 through nine progressively exceptional flights will bring back 2,000 Pakistani nationals including 474 from Saudi Arabia for the most part Umrah explorers, 271 from Oman and 634 from United Arab Emirates, 270 from Japan and Thailand, 225 from Indonesia.


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