US lauds Pakistan for sending supplies

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WASHINGTON: United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has thanked Pakistan for sending medial supplies to the US to fight coronavirus, media 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. 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.
A Pakistan Air Forces C-130 plane carrying personal protective equipment (PPE) gifted by Pakistan armed forces to US armed forces reached at the Andrews Air Base in Washington DC on Thursday.
The PPE including surgical masks and protective suits was received by Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Indo-Pacific Security Affairs, David Halloway. While appreciating Pakistan’s goodwill donation of surgical masks and protective suits, the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tweeted saying that “This delivery is a symbol of US-Pakistan solidarity in the fight against COVID-19. #WeAreInThisTogether #Partners4Prosperity.”