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Parliamentary Committee on coronavirus will meet in Islamabad today

Parliamentary Committee on coronavirus

Parliamentary Committee on coronavirus will meet in Islamabad today.

National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser will preside over the meeting of this Parliamentary Committee.

Parliamentary Committee on coronavirus

Minister for Industries and Production will brief the committee on the impact of lockdown due to coronavirus.

He will also share d immediate steps required to protect the economy with particular reference to the industrial sector.

Moreover, Adviser to Prime Minister on Commerce will also brief the committee on the effects of lockdown with reference to trade and commercial activities in the country.

The committee has also invited representatives of the business community to hear their perspective on the issue.

Besides, they will get their input for making appropriate recommendations to government for revival of economy.

Earlier, National Command and Operation Centre held its meeting in Islamabad on Sunday.

It reviewed implementation of Ramzan guidelines in the wake of Coronavirus, SME package, health situation and data integration.

Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar presided over the meeting.

While speaking at the meeting, Minister for Interior Ijaz Shah said population in urban areas needs to be continuously educated to follow the guidelines.

He urged they must not operate business as usual during Ramazan.

Ijaz Shah said population in villages is observing guidelines which is encouraging.

He said the political leadership particularly at the district and union council level has most important role to educate masses for public safety and well-being.

On the occasion, Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar said the provinces may be asked to give feedback on compliance by people on Ramazan guidelines tomorrow.

The forum dilated upon health situation and future course of action vis-a-vis coronavirus.

GTV

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