Karachi, 13 April 2020 – Abdul Rehman Chudhary:
Minister for Maritime Affairs Ali Haider Zaidi has appealed private sector in the country not to fire workers working in different industries.
Talking to media in Karachi, he said the situation of the pandemic in the country is not worse as is witnessed in some other countries.
He said Sindh lacks the health facilities as compared to other provinces and there is need to improve the health sector of the country on an emergency basis.
Minister for Maritime Affairs said National Disaster Management Authority distributed the PPEs to the hospitals.
He appreciated the steps taken by the federal Government to cope with Coronavirus.
He said the doctors and paramedical staff are the frontline soldiers in the war against COVID-19 and their protection should be ensured.
Ali Haider Zaidi said that 5-day free storage facility at Port has been approved by Economic Coordination Committee and it will be approved by federal cabinet soon.