Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan and Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al Nahyan on Monday discussed matters related to the global outbreak of Covid-19, and prospects of enhanced bilateral cooperation to address the pandemic.
The deliberation was held during a telephone call made by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) prince to the premier. Mohammed bin Zayed also shared his condolences on the tragic accident of PIA plane in Karachi causing loss of 97 lives.
While thanking the crown prince for pardoning Pakistani prisoners and timely repatriation of citizens from the UAE, PM Imran lauded the steps being taken by the UAE authorities to curtail the spread of the pandemic.
He highlighted his call for the Global Initiative on Debt Relief for developing countries to help mitigate such consequences and to shore up economies.
The prime minister lauded the recent statements of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) and other international bodies which showed serious concerns about the situation in Kashmir.
The two leaders agreed to work closely for effective containment of the coronavirus outbreak and strengthening of bilateral cooperation.