Pakistan’s foreign minister on Wednesday went into self-quarantine as a precautionary measure upon returning from an official visit to China, said an official statement.

Shah Mahmood Qureshi Qureshi will also be tested for coronavirus, said the statement by his office.

“Experts have advised that I go into isolation and take a coronavirus test after five days,” Qureshi said, adding that he is also in isolation from his family.

Qureshi, as part of Pakistani President Arif Alvi’s delegation, visited China this Monday and Tuesday to show solidarity with Chinese leadership after the COVID-19 outbreak.

Alvi, the first head of

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