Islamabad, 19 March 2020 – Mudasser Chudhary:
President Arif Alvi has appealed for national unity and urged the people to adopt preventive measures against Coronavirus.
In a video message, he said he observed that Chinese people have shown a great resilience and unity against the pandemic.
He said the people of Pakistan should also learn from Chinese experience and fight the disease through unity and resilience.
The President emphasized on creating awareness about fighting the virus. He said media and religious leaders should come forward to cope with this challenge.
He said that any person suffering from fever should immediately use mask, while other people should make it habit to wash their hands with soap every one hour, and cover their mouth during coughing.
Meanwhile, at the conclusion of two-day official visit to China, Pakistani delegation was tested for Coronavirus and their samples have been declared as ‘clear.’
In a statement today, Foreign Office said it has formally received the tests of Pakistani delegation conducted by China.
Besides others, those who were tested included President Dr. Arif Alvi, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Federal Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar.
It is pertinent to mention that before departing to China, the Pakistani delegation was also tested for Coronavirus and the delegation left Islamabad after being cleared from Coronavirus.