Govt walking on a tightrope for balance between locdown and sustaining economy

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Govt walking on a tightrope for balance between locdown and sustaining economy.

Prime Minister Imran Khan said this today (Saturday). 

Govt walking on a tightrope

Imran Khan expressed these views on his official twitter account.

He wrote: In the subcontinent, with a high rate of poverty, we are faced with the stark choice of having to balance between a lockdown necessary to slow down/prevent the spread of COVID19 & ensuring people don’t die of hunger & our economy doesn’t collapse.

“So we are walking a tightrope.”

He said that they are making efforts for maintaining a balance between a lockdown to slow down spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) and sustaining the economy.

Government has taken these measures to ensure that people should not die of hunger and economy should not be completely battered with coronavirus situation.

The prime minister further said that for the continuity of the economic activities, they had decided to open up the construction sector.

Besides, they are keeping the agriculture sector open.

He tweeted: “We have locked down educational institutions, malls, marriage halls, restaurants & other places where public congregates.”

Imran Khan tweeted: “But, to stop the devastation of the lockdown we have kept our agri sector open & now we are opening up our construction sector.”

Earlier, PM had announced reopening of construction sector from April 14.

It would help daily wagers and laborers who remain affected because of continued lockdown .

While talking to the media, Prime Minister Imran Khan made this announcement yesterday (Friday).

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