QUETTA: Balochistan Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan on Tuesday said the provincial government was leaving no room in saving masses of the province against COVID-19 and utilizing all available resources to provide maximum relief to them.
He said this while talking to the senior journalists of Quetta at the Chief Minister House.
The chief minister said that the provincial government had so far released two billion rupees to cope with the coronavirus emergency situation in the province.
He apprised the journalists that ventilators, protective and testing kits were being purchased for distribution to different health facilities in the province.
Addressing a meeting to assess the steps taken for the control of Corona Pandemic and Insaf Relief Package at Multan, Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Tuesday said that the government was closely monitoring coronavirus spread at national and international level.
He said that the prime minister had constituted two sub committees and established a cell to assess the situation regarding coronavirus.
The foreign minister said that the government intended to reschedule its loan from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank and Asian Development Bank.
“We are in contact with the foreign ministers of European Union, G-77, and G-22 countries,” he maintained.
Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that Pakistan was playing its positive role for the removal of sanctions on Iran as Iran was unable to even purchase ventilators besides having resources.