Coroanvirus epidemic: PM Imran urges rich countries to waive off loans of poor countries

12:44 PM | 17 Mar, 2020
Coroanvirus epidemic: PM Imran urges rich countries to waive off loans of poor countries
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ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Imran Khan said that rich countries should wave off the loans of poor countries in order to fight against coronavirus.

The PM predicted that this deadly virus would destroyed the world economy.

In an interview to a foreign news agency, the prime minister said “In case, we get swamped by this virus, our health facilities will not be able to cope with it and it’s not just Pakistan. I would imagine the same in the Sub-Continent and African countries”.

He said: “We don’t have much capability and resources. My worry is poverty and hunger because the effects of the economic slowdown,”

He also urged to lift sanctions in Iran as they are in terrible state due to coronavirus and the sanctions have already impoverished Iran.