Major sectors of economy in Pakistan being gradually opened up: PM August 11, 2020
ISLAMABAD- Prime Minister Imran Khan says the government's smart lockdown strategy in the face of COVID-19 pandemic has worked successfully.
The two leaders exchanged views in detail on the challenges posed by COVID-19.
Prime Minister Imran Khan briefed the Maldivian President about the latest situation in Pakistan and the steps taken by his government to contain COVID-19, with focus on saving lives, securing livelihoods, and stimulating the economy.
He also apprised him about his “Global Initiative on Debt Relief” for developing countries to mitigate the severe socio-economic impacts of the pandemic.
The Prime Minister underscored that developing countries are particularly vulnerable due to limited fiscal space and health sector infrastructure constraints, therefore they require special measures.