Challenge of coronavirus pandemic is global: FM

 
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Islamabad: March 18, 2020 (TNS): Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi says challenge of coronavirus pandemic is global.

Addressing a recorded presser in Islamabad on Wednesday, he said Pakistan will succeed in battle against covid-19.

The Minister said it is the time to show unity to fight against the pandemic.

He appreciated steps taken by Sindh government and urged to work together in order to overcome the issue. Highlighting the importance social distancing to tackle the problem, he urged nation to follow guidelines of World Health Organization.

He said the Chinese leadership has lauded Pakistan’s decision of not evacuating its students from China.

Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that he will be going into self-quarantine for five days. He urged the media to play its due role in public awareness.