Pakistan PM tests positive for Covid-19, Saudi leaders extend their wishes to Khan


The Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan tested positive for Covid-19 on Saturday following which, his wife, Bushra Bibi was also tested positive for the Covid. As soon as the news traveled overseas, the Saudi leaders extended their wishes to the Pakistan premier.

As per the report in the Saudi Press Agency on Sunday, the Saudi Arabia’s king Salman had sent a cable to Pakistan’s prime minister after he tested positive for the virus.  He wished him of speedy recovery as he spoke to Khan.

The king said, “We have learned of the news of your infection with the new coronavirus, and we send our best wishes for good health and wellness and a speedy recovery from this virus, and that you do not see any harm.”

After him, a similar cable was sent by Prince Mohammad bin Salman’s name who too seeked for the speedy recovery of the prime minister. The Saudi agency also said that the two also expressed their concerns while wishing for PM Khan’s ‘permanent health and wellness and speedy recovery’.

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The Prime Minister has been quarantined at home ever since he was tested positive for Covid-19.

The 68-year-old leader got infected merely two days after he was administered the first shot of the coronavirus vaccine. He was administered the Chinese manufactured Sinopharm vaccine on Thursday last week and on Saturday, the leader was found to be Covid-19 positive. The Prime Minister’s office confirmed on Monday that both him and the first lady are feeling “comfortable with mild symptoms’.

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