Govt striving hard to acquire, supply required resources: army chief
RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday said the Pakistan government was striving hard to acquire and supply the required resources.
“Most advanced nations and governments are finding it extremely difficult to fight this pandemic. In this hour of distress, we must remain patient and steadfast,” he said in a statement, the Inter Services Public Relations reported.
On orders of the COAS, Pakistan Army was despatching emergency supplies of medical equipment including PPEs to Quetta to help medical staff fight Covid-19 effectively in Balochistan.
The army chief said doctors and paramedics were the frontline soldiers in this war against coronavirus pandemic.
Prime Minister Imran Khan has expressed the government’s resolve to provide protective gear to health professionals on priority basis in their fight against coronavirus pandemic.
He said this while chairing a high-level review meeting regarding situation after the outbreak of coronavirus in the country.
The prime minister said doctors and medical staff were acting as vanguard to stop the spread of this killer disease.
Imran Khan directed that benefits of already announced comprehensive package for the construction sector should reach lower strata of society, especially laborers.