PM Imran Khan and the first lady Bushra Bibi who tested positive for COVID-19 a day ago are doing well.
The health update regarding the Prime Minister and his wife’s health was shared by Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Political Communication Dr. Shahbaz Gill on Sunday.
“By the grace of Allah Almighty and the charity of the Holy Prophet, Prime Minister Imran Khan and First Lady Bushra Imran are comfortable with mild symptoms,” Dr. Gill said in his tweet.
“The Prime Minister and the First Lady are grateful for all your prayers and good wishes. The Prime Minister will continue his official duties on video conferencing as usual,” he added.
Dr. Gill also informed that the Prime Minister will continue his official duties on video conferencing as usual.
اللّٰہ تعالیٰ کی مہربانی اور حضور نبی کریم ﷺ کے صدقے سے وزیراعظم عمران خان اور خاتون اوّل بشری عمران are comfortable with mild symptoms. وزیراعظم اور خاتون اوّل آپ سب کی دعاؤں اور نیک خواہشات کے مشکور ہیں-— Dr. Shahbaz GiLL (@SHABAZGIL) March 21, 2021
وزیراعظم آج بھی اپنا دفتری کام معمول کے مطابق وڈیو کانفرنس پر کریں گے۔
Hours after PM Imran Khan tested positive for COVID-19, Health Ministry on Saturday clarified that the premier was not fully vaccinated when he contracted the virus.
“He only got the 1st dose and merely 2 days ago which is too soon for ANY vaccine to become effective. Anti-bodies develop 2-3 weeks after the 2nd dose of 2-dose COVID vaccines,” the statement said.
The 68-year-old Pakistani premier received a shot of the Chinese-produced Sinopharm vaccine on March 18.
Prime Minister Imran Khan was not fully vaccinated when he contracted the virus. He only got the 1st dose and merely 2 days ago which is too soon for ANY vaccine to become effective. Anti-bodies develop 2-3 weeks after 2nd dose of 2-dose COVID vaccines. #VaccinesWork— Ministry of National Health Services, Pakistan (@nhsrcofficial) March 20, 2021
Meanwhile, the world leaders, celebrities, and Pakistanis took to social media to extend wishes for PM’s swift recovery.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has wished a “speedy recovery” to his Pakistan counterpart Imran Khan.
“Best wishes to Prime Minister Imran Khan for a speedy recovery from COVID-19,” he tweeted.
Best wishes to Prime Minister @ImranKhanPTI for a speedy recovery from COVID-19.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) March 20, 2021
Sri Lankan prime minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, in his tweet, said: “Wishing Prime Minister @ImranKhanPTI a speedy and full recovery! Our thoughts and prayers are with him during this time of difficulty.”
Wishing Prime Minister @ImranKhanPTI a speedy and full recovery! Our thoughts and prayers are with him during this time of difficulty.— Mahinda Rajapaksa (@PresRajapaksa) March 20, 2021
Foreign envoys stationed in Pakistan have also extended wishes for Prime Minister Imran Khan for a speedy recovery from COVID-19.
Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Nong Rong, in a tweet, said: “My best wishes for speedy and complete recovery of Prime Minister of Pakistan @ImranKhanPTI.
My best wishes for speedy and complete recovery of Prime Minister of Pakistan @ImranKhanPTI.— Nong Rong (@AmbNong) March 20, 2021
British High Commissioner to Pakistan Christian Turner in his tweet said, “Wishing a speedy recovery & Shifa to PM @ImranKhanPTI #GetWellSoon.”
The French Embassy in Pakistan taking to Twitter, said: “We wish PM Imran Khan a prompt and full recovery.”
We wish PM Imran Khan a prompt and full recovery. https://t.co/Iitk1ND3sF— France in Pakistan (@FranceinPak) March 20, 2021
Australia’s High Commissioner to Pakistan Dr. Geoffrey Shaw in a tweet also wished a full and speedy recovery for the prime minister. “My thoughts and prayers are with the PM and all those affected by the coronavirus around the country.”
My best wishes to Prime Minister @ImranKhanPTI for a full and speedy recovery from COVID-19. My thoughts and prayers are with the PM and all those affected by the coronavirus around the country. #ImranKhan https://t.co/DZCJgrHpXF— Dr Geoffrey Shaw (@AusHCPak) March 20, 2021
Ambassador of Switzerland to Pakistan Ambassador Bénédict de Cerjat in his tweet said: “Wishing a speedy recovery to Prime Minister @ImranKhanPTI.”
Chaudhry Fawad Hussain, Federal Minister for Science & Technology Government of Pakistan, said: “The Pakistani nation prays for a speedy recovery of their favourite leader. May God give him good health, Amen.”
پاکستان کے عوام اپنے محبوب لیڈر کی صحت کیلئے دعا گو ہیں خدا جلد صحت دے ! آمین https://t.co/P0PhUNTtoE— Ch Fawad Hussain (@fawadchaudhry) March 20, 2021
“Wishing my Prime Minister Imran Khan a quick recovery and good health,” tweeted Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Foreign Minister of Pakistan.
Wishing my Prime Minister @ImranKhanPTI a quick recovery and good health.— Shah Mahmood Qureshi (@SMQureshiPTI) March 20, 2021
Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed, Minister of Interior in Pakistan. in his tweet said: “May God give good health to prime minister Imran Khan. The whole nation’s prayers with him. God willing, he will recover soon.”
The Twitter timeline has been trending with the Get Well Soon Messages for the prime minister of Pakistan.
I have just been informed that the PM of my precious Pakistan, Mr. @ImranKhanPTI has tested positive for Covid-19. I wish good health and speedy recovery for Mr Imran Khan.— Ali ŞAHİN (@AliSahin501) March 20, 2021
We pray for Mr. Khan… pic.twitter.com/AgvTvX3dE9
Get well soon PM Imran Khan. 🤲— Ihtisham Ul Haq (@iihtishamm) March 20, 2021
Thank you all for the prayers for PM Imran Khan & Bushra Bibi, they have appreciated the love & prayers from all over the world.— Tehreek-e-Insaf (@InsafPK) March 21, 2021
Health Update: Both PM & First Lady are “comfortable with mild symptoms”.
PM will use video conferencing for important meetings #GetWellSoonSkipper