US provides PPEs to help  Prevent COVID-19 in Pakistan’s Prisons

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The U.S. Embassy in Islamabad’s International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL) section has collaborated with the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province’s  Prisons Department to deliver Rs 9,762,700 in personal protective equipment (PPE), hand sanitizer, soap, and gloves to staff and inmates to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
The provision of PPE for staff and personal hygiene items for inmates during the pandemic is part of an ongoing partnership between the U.S. Mission to Pakistan and the KP Prisons Department to improve prisons and build capacity of corrections officials throughout Pakistan, according to a statement of US Embassy spokesperson.
Under this trusted partnership, INL and the KP Prisons Department remain committed to training prison department officials in basic and advanced correctional institution management and providing hundreds of its staff with security, protective, and digital equipment to enhance their capacity to manage prisons more efficiently and ensure security of prisons, it added.

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