PM calls on Pakistanis to partake in fight against COVID-19

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Islamabad, 14 March 2020 – Talha Akhtar:

Prime Minister Imran Khan has called upon the entire nation to unite in playing a positive role in preventing the spread of Coronavirus.

He was chairing the National Security Committee meeting, especially called to review the current status of corona virus pandemic and Pakistan’s response to it.

The Prime Minister said there is no need to panic as we are addressing this challenge as one nation by protecting ourselves through precautionary measures.

He directed all concerned officials to coordinate a comprehensive and unified national response to safeguard the health of people of Pakistan.

The Prime Minister urged people to follow basic hygiene and precautionary measures and place their trust in the Government as their health, safety and well-being is its foremost priority.

Special Assistant on Health Services Dr. Zafar Mirza apprised the forum of the latest situation, preventive measures and detailed roadmap for dealing with the pandemic.