PAK Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi (Photo Credit-PTI)
Islamabad, April 24: Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Saturday expressed his support for Indians and sympathized with the affected families in view of the rapid increase in Kovid-19 cases in India. Qureshi said that the crisis of COVID-19 (COVID-19) reminds that there is a need to step up from politics on human issues. He said, “In the light of the current wave of Kovid-19 transition which has wreaked havoc in our region, we express our support to the people of India.” On behalf of the people of Pakistan, I convey my heartfelt sympathy to the affected families in India. ”He said that Pakistan is working closely with the SAARC countries to cooperate to deal with this epidemic.
According to data from the Union Health Ministry (India) on Saturday, 3,46,786 new cases of corona virus have been reported, 1,66,10,481 infected in India, while currently 25 lakh patients are under treatment. So far 1,89,544 people have lost their lives in India due to this infection. According to Pakistan’s Health Ministry, Kovid-19 to 157 patients lost their lives in the last 24 hours in the country. At the same time, 5908 new cases of this epidemic have also occurred in Pakistan. Also read: Imran Khan said – this global challenge of Corona will have to be fought together, this message given for India
Qureshi’s tweet comes at a time when relations between India and Pakistan on the Kashmir issue are improving. Pakistan was angered by the Indian government’s decision to withdraw special status of Jammu and Kashmir in 2019 and sent back the Indian High Commissioner, curtailing diplomatic relations with India. Pakistan had ended all aircraft and road contacts with India and suspended trade and rail services.