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Sindh Cabinet approves Sindh Covid19 Emergency Relief Ordinance

Sindh Cabinet approves

Sindh Cabinet approves Sindh Covid19 Emergency Relief Ordinance.

The Sindh Cabinet has accorded approval to Sindh Covid-19 Emergency Relief Ordinance 2020.

The assent came during a meeting of the cabinet held in Karachi on Monday.

Sindh Cabinet approves

Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah presided.

The ordinance will be sent for approval to Governor Sindh Imran Ismail.

According to the document, no employee will be fired from job and a person working in private sector must be paid salary.

School fees will be waived off by 20 percent only for the months of April and May 2020.

Electricity bills will have to be discounted in stages while house rents will have to be discounted in any case.

Meanwhile, President Dr. Arif Alvi visited National Institute of Health in Islamabad on Monday.

He said measures against Coronavirus will be taken in complete harmony with the provinces and the federal government.

President Alvi further said we are ensuring cooperation in data exchange.

He also visited the emergency centre at NIH.

President expressed hope that nation will succeed in its fight against the Corona pandemic.

CJCSC visits National Command and Operation Centre

Meanwhile, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, General Nadeem Raza visited National Command and Operation Centre in Islamabad on Monday.

Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi and Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan also accompanied CJCSC during the visit.

The NCOC officials briefed them about the latest situation on containment efforts and enforcement measures against COVID-19.

They also briefed them on projections about likely spread of the disease in Pakistan and support being extended to civil administration against pandemic.

The CJCSC lauded extraordinary efforts of NCOC for synergizing National effort and data driven input to all stake holders.

GTV

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