Friday Apr 24, 2020
RAWALPINDI: A team of Chinese doctors have arrived in Pakistan, carrying medical supplies and bringing expertise to help the country fight the battle against the coronavirus pandemic, the military's media wing said Friday.
According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the team was headed by Major General Huang Qingzhen and it arrived on two special aircraft.
"The Chinese doctors who have expertise in treating infectious diseases shall support Pakistan’s efforts in fighting against COVID-19 situation for the coming two months," the ISPR added.
Chairperson of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC), Gen Nadeem Raza, and senior military officials welcomed the team on arrival at Pakistan, the statement added.
"The Chinese support reaffirms that being ‘Iron Brothers’ and ‘All-Weather’ friends, Pakistan and China have always helped each other in the time of need," the army's media wing noted.