Pompeo welcomes Pakistan’s move of sending medical supplies to US
WASHINGTON: United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has thanked Pakistan for sending medial supplies to the US to fight coronavirus, ARY News reported on Friday.
Taking to twitter, Mike Pompeo termed the supplies of medical equipment as sign of solidarity between both the countries in war against COVID-19.
Appreciate Pakistan’s goodwill donation of surgical masks and protective suits to @FEMA. This delivery is a symbol of U.S.-Pakistan solidarity in the fight against COVID-19. #WeAreInThisTogether #Partners4Prosperity pic.twitter.com/TUk3nTQZgu
— Secretary Pompeo (@SecPompeo) May 21, 2020
We are united in this fight, Pompeo added in his tweet.
Earlier, a Pakistan Air Forces C-130 plane. carrying medical supplies for the US had landed at the Andrews Air Base in Washington DC.
The PPE including surgical masks and protective suits was received by Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense and other US staff.
Pakistan ambassador to the United States Asad Majeed Khan and other staff of Pakistan embassy was also present at the airport.