Anti-epidemic materials donated to Pakistan at Khunjerab Pass
A batch of epidemic prevention supplies is donated to Gilgit-Baltistan on June 17, 2022, at the Khunjerab Pass, China's highest border checkpoint.[Photo provided to China Economic Net]
URUMQI, June 24 (China Economic Net) – A batch of epidemic prevention supplies was donated to Gilgit-Baltistan on June 17, 2022, at the Khunjerab Pass, China's highest border checkpoint.
These supplies consist of about 170 boxes of medical protective clothing and masks, worth 300,000 yuan.
They are donated by the Foreign Affairs Office of Kashgar, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, China.
It aims to support Pakistan to strengthen the prevention and control of COVID-19 at the border and facilitate resumption of work and production on two sides of border.
This donation is to implement the specific measures of the consensus reached by Kashgar China and Gilgit-Baltistan Pakistan on a video conference held on May 30, 2022, said Gao Fei, the Chinese liaison man of the Joint Prevention and Control Mechanism of China-Pakistan border ports.
Gao added the donation would demonstrate the iron friendship between China and Pakistan and their determination to work together to overcome difficulties and promote bilateral development by cooperation.
Khunjerab Pass has been open since April 1, 2022.