ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has urged the general public to follow safety procedures against coronavirus during Eid holidays.
In a meeting with Adviser on Parliamentary Affairs Dr Babar Awan, the prime minister said the government was devising strategy to effectively control the spread of the disease in the country.
Imran Khan said the government was also focusing on providing relief to people to sustain the financial impact of lockdown, imposed in the wake of COVID-19. He said Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf was cognizant of the importance of the federation. He directed for convening of the session of Senate.
Dr Babar Awan presented a proposal on capacity-building of young parliamentarians aimed at their effective participation in legislative process. The training will be given to young parliamentarians belonging to all political parties.
Interior Minister appeals people to follow SOPs during Juma-tul-Wida, Eid congregations
In a video message, Interior Minister Ijaz Shah has appealed people to follow the government’s standard operating procedures during Juma-tul-Wida and Eid congregations to prevent spread of coronavirus.
He said people should wear face masks, observe social distancing and take other preventive measures during payers at mosques.
The Minister said Prime Minister Imran Khan has eased lockdown to help the poor earn their livelihood.
He said easing of lockdown does not mean Coronavirus pandemic has ended, but it cannot be overcome until its vaccination or medicine is invented.