Not appropriate to close just educational sector: Saeed Ghani
ISLAMABAD: Sindh Education Minister Saeed Ghani on Tuesday said that adopting of precautions should be stressed everywhere and the decision to close just the educational sector would not be suitable.
Speaking during Hum News program ‘Subha Sey Aagay’, Saeed Ghani said that all the educational ministers had the same stance in the meeting of the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) and they talked about implementation of the SOPs in all sectors.
“We said that shutting down only the educational institutes is not suitable and adopting of precautions should be stressed in all sectors,” he said.
He said you could not keep restaurants, businesses and markets running and put restrictions on schools. The educational ministers would not support closure of schools, if restrictions were not placed on rest of the sectors as well.
On the other hand, Dr. Faisal Sultan, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister for Health, said that citizens had to show responsibility at the individual level to prevent the spread of Coronavirus.
He said that the number of coronavirus cases had increased across the country, adding that precaution was necessary to prevent the coronavirus.
Dr. Faisal Sultan said that measures to prevent coronavirus were discussed at the NCOC meeting. Corona cases were less in Pakistan than in other countries, he added.