RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Saturday instructed Pakistan Army to accelerate efforts to support the civil administration in its efforts against coronavirus.
In a statement, the army chief stressed that every individual protective step was important to meet the challenge.
He said, “We have to become a responsible citizen so that the collective efforts at the government and institutions level could be made successful.”
Bajwa said responsibility rested with every Pakistani to fully comply with the instructions of the government and the health ministry regarding coronavirus. This, he said, will lead to the success of national efforts.
President Dr Arif Alvi has lauded all political parties for lowering confrontational discussion and taking steps towards a united front to fight COVID-19.
In a tweet, the president said great nations showed their mettle in difficult times and emerged stronger, hoping that Pakistan would also do the same.
He said a positive shift was also visible in the press, electronic and social media on dealing with the issue of COVID-19.