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Covid: Get-well wishes pour in for Pakistan PM Imran Khan

Web Report/Dubai
Filed on March 20, 2021
(Reuters file photo)

Khan is experiencing mild symptoms of coronavirus.

Senior members of Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party wished their leader a quick recovery after he tested positive for Covid-19 on Saturday.

Faisal Javed Khan, Senator and Chairman of Standing Committee on Information Broadcasting, said Khan was experiencing "mild symptoms".

"He will self-quarantine at home, but will continue to work from home over video conferencing. Lots of prayers ... Stay Safe."

Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed, Minister of Interior in Pakistan. said: “May God give good health to prime minister Imran Khan. The whole nation’s prayers with him. God willing, he will recover soon."

Chaudhry Fawad Hussain, Federal Minister for Science & Technology Government of Pakistan, said: “Pakistani nation prays for a speedy recovery of their favourite leader. May God give him good health, Amen."

Asad Umar, Pakistan’s Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives, said the prime minister got infected with Covid-19 prior to the vaccination dose he took.

Imran Khan’s party said he was not fully vaccinated when he contracted the virus. Antibodies develop two-three weeks after the second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine.

“Wishing my Prime Minister Imran Khan a quick recovery and good health,” tweeted Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Foreign Minister of Pakistan.

-waheedabbas@khaleejtimes.com





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