Britain’s Prince Charles has telephoned Prime Minister Imran Khan and reiterated the United Kingdom’s assistance to Pakistan to cope with its challenges from the Coronavirus .
An official statement issued by the British High Commission on Thursday said the Prince of Whales expressed sorrow over Covid-19 fatalities in Pakistan.
The two leaders discussed bilateral relations and reiterated their commitment to further strengthen ties, it added.
In a Tweet from his official handle British High Commissioner Christian Turner said: “HRH The Prince of Wales champions the bond between #Commonwealth nations. Today he spoke to @ImranKhanPTI to reaffirm UK and Pakistan ties.”
HRH The Prince of Wales champions the bond between #Commonwealth nations. Today he spoke to @ImranKhanPTI to reaffirm 🇬🇧 & 🇵🇰 ties. Our friendship helps us tackle issues like #climatechange #protectingbiodiversity & #covid19 together @ClarenceHouse #UKPakDosti pic.twitter.com/06i98W4kh7
— Christian Turner (@CTurnerFCDO) December 3, 2020
The British heir-to-the-throne appreciated Pakistan’s commitment to tackle global warming and reaffirmed that the UK would support Islamabad to promote renewable energy initiatives in the country.
Both leaders also agreed on the need for global cooperation to tackle issues related to climate change.
Britain is hosting the United Nations’ climate change summit, known as COP26, the prince told the premier.
In a brief statement, the official Facebook page of the prime minister said Imran Khan had a telephonic conversation with the Prince of Wales where his aide Zulfikar Bukhari was also present.