Peshawar, 17 March 2020 – Abdul Rehman Chudhary:
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has given employees over 50 year of age 15-day paid leave due to threat of Coronavirus.
Adviser to KP Chief Minister on Information Ajmal Wazir has said that the government is also considering shutting down all offices for the time being, but a decision is yet to be taken on the matter.
“We are also considering shutting down all offices for a certain period of time, but a decision is yet to be taken in this regard,” he said.
He further said that his government has set up additional quarantine centers for the above 250 pilgrims arriving into the province today.
“We have set up additional quarantine center for the pilgrims arriving in province today. Our first priority is to keep our province safe and we are taking all possible decisions in this regard. We will quarantine 280 people arriving from Taftan border in DI Khan,” he said.