PM calls for no need to panic due to Coronavirus because they are addressing this challenge as nation.
Prime Minister Imran Khan has called upon the entire nation to unite in playing a positive role in preventing the spread of Coronavirus.
He made this appeal while chairing the National Security Committee meeting, especially called to review the current status of corona virus pandemic and Pakistan’s response to it.
PM calls for no need to panic
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.
He 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.
During the meeting, Special Assistant on Health Services Dr. Zafar Mirza apprised participants of the latest situation.
He also apprised them of preventive measures and detailed roadmap for dealing with the pandemic.
Meanwhile, Federal Minister for Education Shafqat Mahmood tweeted the decision of closure.
He said all educational institutions would remain closed till April 5 due to Coronavirus threat.
He tweeted: “In a meeting of the National Security Committee presided over PM Imran Khan, it has been decided to close all educational institutions in the country till April 5.”
According to him, this includes all schools and universities, public and private, vocational institutions and madaris.