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Pakistan sets up special desks at all airports and isolation wards at hospitals

28 February, 2020 11:51

Pakistan set up special desks at all airports and isolation wards at hospitals under precautionary measures for Coronavirus.  

Leader of the House Shibli Faraz told the Senate today (Friday) that special isolation wards have been established at hospitals in major cities.

Pakistan set up special desks

While responding to a point order, he said  special desks at all airports have also been set up to detect the patients with coronavirus.

He said Ministry of National Health Services has adopted proactive measures to tackle the situation.

Coronavirus awareness campaign

He said awareness campaign in this regard continues to educate the people about preventive measures that how to protect them from coronavirus.

Shibli Faraz said so far two positive cases of coronavirus have been reported in the country and both are in stable condition.

Moreover, the House initiated discussion on a clubbed motion.

Opposition Leader Raja Muhammad Zafar ul Haq initiated the debate.

He said world has realized that people of occupied Kashmir are not safe anymore.

Anti-Muslim riots in India

Meanwhile, he also condemned anti-Muslim riots and inaction of local police in Indian capital, Delhi.

He noted that Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal requsted from Centre to immediately deploy Army in the capital but the Centre turned it down. He called it alarming.

Opposition political victimization

Senator Faisal Javed negated the impression of opposition regarding political victimization. He said all the cases on political leaders were prepared during the time of previous governments.

Commenting on economy, he said international organizations are acknowledging stability of economy of the country.

He said the price hike in the country is because of bad economic decisions by previous governments.

The House will now meet again on Monday at 3pm.


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