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Covid-19 may spread in winter, cautions PM

ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Imran Khan has emphasised the necessity for utilizing face masks and adherence to the usual working procedures (SOPs) must be ensured in any respect prices to keep away from additional unfold of the COVID-19 pandemic within the nation.

Chairing a gathering of the Nationwide Coordination Committee on COVID-19 right here on Monday, the prime minister stated that from the information and figures ascertained from totally different nations, it was established that in the course of the winter season, coronavirus an infection may unfold and burdened on the provincial governments to take steps in that regard and devise a technique.

In line with a press launch issued by PM media wing, Imran Khan noticed that they needed to take well-timed choices to regulate the second wave of coronavirus and save the nation from its additional harms.

The assembly was apprised of the coronavirus scenario, testing, ratio of its unfold in numerous components of the nation and a rising variety of instances on the international stage. The assembly was informed that on the worldwide stage, the variety of corona affected sufferers had surged. In contrast with these numbers, the coronavirus unfold and its damages remained distinctly low in Pakistan as a result of blessings of Allah Almighty, and the federal government’s efforts and efficient technique, it was added.

The assembly was additional additionally knowledgeable that as per the final six weeks knowledge, the coronavirus infection was spreading within the nation. The good lockdown was being enforced in numerous areas of Karachi, Islamabad, and Azad Jammu and Kashmir.

It was prompt that measures must be taken to restrict all pointless actions, which weren’t associated to sure fundamental necessities like economic system and schooling with a view to management the second wave of coronavirus.

A suggestion concerning restriction on public gatherings was additionally introduced within the assembly.

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday burdened the necessity for enhancing mutually helpful cooperation with Australia in numerous fields.

In telephonic conversations together with his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison, Imran Khan significantly talked about the hostile financial effect of COVID-19 on the creating nations, for which he has additionally known as for the World Initiative on Debt Reduction supported by Australia.

The 2 leaders mentioned cricket, Covid-19, Pakistan’s position in Afghan peace course of, international debt aid initiative and the way each the nations can additional improve mutually helpful cooperation in the course of the dialogue.

“With improved on-ground scenario, cricket between the 2 sides may be resumed as Covid-19 pandemic scenario improves,” Prime Minister Imran Khan prompt whereas discussing bilateral issues and worldwide problems with mutual curiosity. With the suggestion, Imran Khan prolonged an invite to the Australian prime minister to go to Pakistan at an early date.

Prime Minister Imran Khan appreciated Australia’s spectacular administration of Covid-19 scenario and highlighted the unprecedented international well being and financial challenges posed by the pandemic.

He defined that his authorities’ emphasis had been on saving lives, securing livelihoods, and stimulating the economic system.

“The ‘sensible lockdown’ technique and different measures taken by the federal government had led to vital containment of the pandemic in Pakistan,” he was quoted as saying.

Whereas significantly highlighting the hostile financial affect of Covid-19 on the creating nations, Imran Khan additionally apprised his counterpart that he had known as for the “World Initiative on Debt Reduction”, that’s supported by Australia.

Expressing satisfaction on the stage of bilateral relations between the 2 nations, Prime Minister Imran Khan burdened that there existed the enormous potential for additional enhancing mutually helpful cooperation in numerous fields. He prompt resumption of cricket between the 2 sides when the Covid-19 scenario improves.

Within the regional context, Prime Minister Imran Khan highlighted Pakistan’s optimistic contribution to the Afghan peace course of and burdened that peace in Afghanistan was of paramount significance for the area and Pakistan. He additionally highlighted the potential for enhanced commerce and elevated regional connectivity among the many dividends of peace in Afghanistan.

The official assertion said that PM Morrison shared his nation’s efforts to handle Covid-19 pandemic. He additionally famous “Pakistan’s optimistic position within the Afghan peace course of” and invited PM Imran to go to Australia.

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison additionally famous Pakistan’s optimistic position within the Afghan peace course of and invited Prime Minister Imran Khan to go to Australia. Ends

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday expressed the arrogance that non-secular students will proceed to play their pivotal position for promotion of Islamic values, meet the modern challenges and verify sectarianism within the nation.

Speaking to outstanding non-secular personalities from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa right here on Monday, the Prime Minister burdened that it is very important mission the social, cultural and non-secular values of society to satisfy the modern challenges. On this regard, the non-secular students have an essential position.

He was famous that the non-secular students have all the time fulfilled the duty of guiding the nation and the federal government on troublesome occasions.

The Prime Minister was assured that the non-secular personalities will proceed to assist authorities’ efforts in opposition to COVID-19 and supply steering to the individuals to remain protected from the pandemic.

In the meantime, speaking to a delegation of Nationwide Fee for Minorities headed by its Chairman Chela Ram Kewlani right here Monday, Prime Minister stated interfaith concord is want of the hour.

He has known as for collective efforts to foil the sordid designs of anti-state parts bent upon instigating chaos within the nation beneath the garb of faith. He hoped that the Nationwide Fee for Minorities would play its position on this regard.

The Prime Minister stated the federal government is dedicated to guarding the constitutional and authorized rights of the minorities’ neighbourhood