Pakistan welcomes assurance on burying COVID-19 victims

Pakistan welcomes assurance on burying COVID-19 victims

Pakistan welcomes assurance on burying COVID-19 victims

Written by Staff Writer

10 Feb, 2021 | 9:00 pm

COLOMBO (News1st): Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said he welcomes Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa’s assurance given in the Parliament today allowing the burial of COVID-19 deceased.

“We welcome Sri Lankan PM Mahinda Rajapaksa’s assurance given in Sri Lankan Parliament today allowing Muslims to bury those who died from COVID19.” Pakistan Prime Minister tweeted.

US Ambassador to Sri Lanka Alaina B. Teplitz also tweeted that the latest assurance is a positive action.

“Implementation of a revised practice that is in line with international public health norms and respects religious rites is a positive action,” Teplitz noted.

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