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Pakistan Air Force transport aircraft lands at Joint Base Andrews with COVID-19 donations

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Posted at 6:39 PM, May 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-21 18:39:16-04

JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. — A Pakistan Air Force transport aircraft landed at Joint Base Andrews on Thursday with 100,000 protective masks and 25,000 coveralls to help assist with COVID-19 efforts.

Officials from the Pakistani embassy, including Ambassador Asad Majeed Khan, greeted the arriving Pakistani military air crew when the Pakistan Air Force C-130 aircraft landed on base.

“We are grateful to Pakistan’s military for its generosity and partnership. Partners stand together as we move through challenges in these unprecedented times,” Brig. Gen. Matthew C. Isler, the Director of Regional Affairs for the Deputy Under Secretary of the Air Force, International Affairs said.